Artificial Intelligence: Challenges for Intellectual Property Law

October 2019

Brussels

Lee Curtis will be speaking at a conference hosted by the ERA Academy of European Law in Brussels on 17th and 18th October 2019.

The rapid and unregulated development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has major repercussions for intellectual property and innovation. The conference will discuss the need for regulation of AI and the application in practice of legal principles in line with the Digital Single Market Strategy and the European intellectual property framework. 

Key topics

  • AI at the intersection between ethics, human rights and innovation
  • Overview of European Commission activities in the field of AI and big data
  • The protection of software/computer-implemented inventions used in AI technologies
  • Patent filing for an AI-related invention in Europe
  • Protecting AI via copyright law 
  • The relevance of trade secrets for AI protection
  • AI ownership, AI authorship and infringement of intellectual property rights
  • AI systems as data analysis tools for the enforcement of intellectual property rights
  • AI, innovation, data concentration and collusion
  • The impact of AI on trade mark law.

For more information and to register please see here.