How AI Tools Can Affect E-Discovery

Artificial intelligence use cases are expanding at a rapid rate, and the pressure is mounting for businesses to leverage that technology or risk being left behind by their competitors. In addition to open-source applications, businesses are using enterprise-specific tools that enable employees to use generative AI technology at work. This includes licensed versions of the open-source models or business-specific tools developed alongside the applications the business is already using.

Read the article by Sarah O’Laughlin Kulik on the Duane Morris website.

Artificial Intelligence and Inventorship

As generative AI is increasingly used to process information and generate new content, one possible application is to create an alternative embodiment in a patent application. This could happen when an inventor creates an original embodiment, and then instructs an AI system to create a variant of the original embodiment to achieve broad coverage. Conceivably, the AI system is configured to create an alternative embodiment based on existing data used to train the AI system or additional information that can introduce changes to the original embodiment, such as prior art in the field.  Would such use of AI be an innocent act or should it trigger an alarm like certain other uses of AI? Read the full post on the Duane Morris Artificial Intelligence Blog. 

Employment Discrimination and Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence took the employment world by storm in 2023, quickly becoming one of the most talked about and debated subjects among corporate counsel across the country. Companies will continue to use AI as a resource to enhance decision-making processes for the foreseeable future as these technologies evolve and take shape in a myriad of employment functions. As these processes are fine-tuned, those who seek to harness the power of AI must be aware of the risks associated with its use. This featured article analyzes two novel AI lawsuits and highlights recent governmental guidance related to AI use. As the impact of AI is still developing, companies should recognize the types of claims apt to be brought for use of AI screening tools in the employment context and the implications of possible discriminatory conduct stemming from these tools. Read the full featured article here.

Artificial Intelligence Updates – 04.23.24

#HelloWorld. In this issue, we zoom in on the world of AI model training, looking at both dataset transparency and valuation news. Then we zoom out, highlighting Stanford’s helpful summary of 2023 AI regulations and hot-off-the-press ethical guidance on AI use for lawyers from the New York State Bar. It may be a grab bag, but it’s one worth grabbing. Let’s stay smart together.

Read more on The Artificial Intelligence Blog.

Webinar: Practical Impacts of the New EU AI Act

Duane Morris will present Get Smart with AI: Practical Impacts of the New EU AI Act, a webinar on risk mitigation strategies for AI use in business, presented by the Technology, Media and Telecom Industry Group’s Artificial Intelligence Team, on Thursday, May 16, 2024, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern time and 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. London time. REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR. Continue reading “Webinar: Practical Impacts of the New EU AI Act”

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