AI in regulatory decision making – is it the end of the world?

In November the UK will be hosting the first global summit on the regulation of AI at Bletchley Park. The recent growth of programs such as ChatGPT has prompted much debate around standards for the creation and deployment of artificial intelligence, and even concerns about the future of humanity. But what about the deployment of AI tools by governments and regulators?

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A pro-innovation sector-led approach to regulating AI in UK

As the ICO published its response to the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology’s (DSIT) long awaited White Paper ‘AI regulation: a pro-innovation approach’ recently, we take a closer look at the ‘adaptable approach’ set out in the White Paper, to future proof AI regulation through a context-specific and sector-led approach in line with five common principles.

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The IP in NFTs – Strategies for protecting your brands and products in the metaverse

The creation (“minting”) and sale and use of NFTs raises many IP issues which we have discussed in our previous posts in our IP in NFTs series. However, brand owners and product manufacturers must also be vigilant in monitoring the virtual marketplaces to ensure that third parties are not creating NFTs that infringe their own IP rights.  This is especially true where the company is considering releasing or has released NFTs, because the public will begin to associate the brand with NFTs (which could include infringing NFTs).  There are several strategies that companies could adopt to minimise this risk.

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