Lawbot is a chatbot which can help with determining whether users have been a victim of crime. It is an online tool which covers 26 different criminal offences and takes users through a series of questions designed to help them with the next steps to take whether that is consulting a solicitor or contacting the police.
At the end of May this year, the European Parliament issued a paper, calling on the Commission to update the regulatory framework surrounding the area of robotics, with a request to consider that some forms of autonomous robots should be granted the status of “electric persons with specific rights and obligations”.
Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) is a very fast growing part of the technology sector. To get an idea of the processes involved in helping these types of start-ups to grow, Robotics Law Journal talked to Alessandro Maiano, the Managing Partner of Wilbe, a London based advisory and investment firm for founders of early-stage innovative ventures.