Artificial Intelligence

BT Group offers automatic panel spot to firm that makes best use of AI

Latest roster reduced from 15 to 11 firms; carrot of free place for most tech-savvy firm offered for next review

Howard Kennedy partner named next president of London Solicitors Litigation Association

Nikki Edwards pledges renewed focus on diversity and inclusion as the new leader of London’s litigators

Partial win for OpenAI in dispute with high-profile authors

Suit brought against ChatGPT creator partially dismissed by court, but unfair competition action upheld

USPTO says AI can be on a patent but humans must also make ‘significant contribution’

IP office provides guidance on whether AI can be on a patent application but there is no “bright line” test for determining the necessary input from people

Microsoft, Ford GCs among in-house teams collaborating on generative AI initiative

Factor’s The Sense Collective project seeks to accelerate AI adoption in corporate legal departments

AI inventorship – a victory for common sense (for now)  

Dabus AI case confirms that only humans can legally be recognised as inventors, avoiding any potential IP ownership issues, writes Withers & Rogers partner Diego Black

‘Maintaining control and integrity’: Bar Council issues guidance for use of generative AI

Barristers warned that tech such as ChatGPT must be used responsibly to avoid ‘harsh and embarrassing consequences’

OpenAI says New York Times infringement claims “without merit”

The creator of ChatGPT responds publicly to lawsuit, claiming that the media group is “not telling the full story”

More virtuous products and vastly more complex regulation: the year ahead for emerging technologies

Alexander Amato-Cravero, regional head of Herbert Smith Freehills’ emerging tech group, predicts major trends for 2024

US Copyright Office refuses to register AI-generated artwork

Van Gogh-inspired artwork was created by an artist and an AI app, the office has now refused to register it two times

High Court allows Getty Images’ IP dispute with Stability AI to go to trial

Judge refuses to dismiss photo agency’s claims AI start-up used its stock to unlawfully train image generator

Slaughters seeks out generative AI-focused products for next incubator programme

Magic Circle firm opens applications for fourth round of its Collaborate initiative

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IBA 2023: The AI future is here – how can firms best prepare for its implementation?

Renowned AI evangelist Zack Kass warns at the IBA annual conference in Paris that law firms not adopting AI risk getting left behind

How generative AI can reshape marketing and business development

InterAlia Consulting founder Andrea Miskolczi’s key takeaways from GLP’s Law Firm Marketing Summit

Lech Walesa joins line up of keynote speakers at IBA’s Paris annual conference

Headline speakers also include former OpenAI director Zack Kass and Meta oversight board co-chair Helle Thorning Schmidt