I had the honor of representing SIIA at the July 16-17, 2019 “International Conference on AI-Emerging Technologies and Intellectual Property – Connecting the Bits.” Many thanks to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Israeli Patent Office, and the Israeli Innovation Authority. My panel participation presentation on “AI and Regulation – The Broader Picture” can be found here. During my remarks, I focused on trade agreement protections relevant to AI, protections for proprietary data, and explainability/auditability issues. There were a few themes that struck me from the two days of conversations with colleagues. First, participants did not contemplate omnibus AI legislation or regulation. Second, intellectual property remains a key tool in incentivizing AI innovation. Third, there are a number of interesting conversations about AI and patent law, some of which touch directly on SIIA a ...
SIIA Event to Explore Real-World Impact of Big Data & Policy Implications