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Federal Court of Canada continues to support patentability of computer-implemented inventions

August 10, 2022

In Benjamin Moore & Co. v. Attorney General of Canada, 2022 FC 92311, the Federal Court of Canada set aside the Canadian Intellectual Property Office’s (CIPO) refusal of patent applications for two computer-implemented inventions relating to colour selection methods using experimentally derived relationships for colour harmony and colour emotion (the Federal Court of Canada remitted Canadian Patent Applications No. 2,695,130 and No. 2,695,146, directed to a “Colour Selection System”).

UK AI: UK consults on non-statutory cross-sectoral guidance principles for regulating AI: final approach still some way off

August 03, 2022

On 18 July 2022, the UK Government put forward proposals on the future regulation of Artificial Intelligence (AI). The publications include: (i) National AI Strategy – AI Action Plan (Action Plan); and (ii) a policy paper, ‘Establishing a Pro-Innovation Approach to Regulating AI’ (Policy Paper or Pro-Innovation Approach).

UK Government responds on AI and IP rights to allow text and data mining of copyright works in all circumstances

July 14, 2022

The UK Government has published its response to the consultation on AI and IP rights (our recent blog post sets out a detailed overview of the questions raised by the consultation), having held several roundtables and received detailed written responses from participants across industries.

Canada's artificial intelligence legislation is here

July 14, 2022

On 16 June 2022 the Canadian federal government introduced Bill C-27, also known as the Digital Charter Implementation Act 2022.

AI and diversity and inclusion: Creating an inclusive culture powered by technology

June 30, 2022

Diversity and inclusion is a key priority for all global businesses. Forward-thinking companies are actively hiring for cognitive diversity and embedding data driven strategies to turbo charge their D&I agenda. Disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (or AI) and machine learning are opening up new ways to derive novel insights and augment decision making for more diverse and inclusive workplaces. The digital age is no longer a 'thing'. It just is. But key questions are still to be answered. Can machines really replicate human behaviours for decision making and produce results that lead to a fairer and better society? What risks do they present? How must companies prepare for increasing regulation of AI across most sectors and geographies? In this first part of our AI blog series we set out some key takeaways from our recent conversation with Dr Vivienne Ming, theoretical neuroscientist and prominent AI researcher in human-related applications on the topic of AI and bias in business.

Demise of the machines: Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia overturns ruling on artificial intelligence as a patent ‘inventor’

May 25, 2022

It was a short-lived reign for the machine in Australia.

The AI Public-Private Forum: Final report

April 12, 2022

On 17 February 2022, the Artificial Intelligence Public-Private Forum (AIPPF) published its final report.

Basel Committee newsletter on AI and machine learning

April 12, 2022

On 16 March 2022, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued a newsletter on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

Digital securities: interview with Jens Hachmeister, Managing Director, Issuer Services and New Digital Markets, Deutsche Börse Group, on the D7 platform

April 11, 2022

In this blogpost we summarise a recent interview with Jens Hachmeister, Managing Director, Issuer Services and New Digital Markets, Deutsche Börse Group, in relation to the D7 platform.

UK Government asks for the public's views on how to deal with AI and IP rights

February 08, 2022

Following its call for views on AI and the IP framework in early 2021, the UK Government has released another consultation on AI and IP rights. Led by the IPO, the consultation is available here, and is open until 7 January 2022.