Following recent comments from Supreme Court Justice Lord Kitchen, that current IP law is lagging behind advances in AI technology, Saiful Khan, partner and IP expert in electronics and computing at Potter Clarkson, asks, is it time for the UK to introduce a new category of short-term patent to help stimulate greater innovation from technology companies?
In a US case, Bauserman v. Unemployment Insurance Agency (MiLW No. 06-99941, 29 pages), Jennifer L. Lord is representing plaintiffs accused of benefits fraud based on the results of a computer program called MIDAS, which identified individuals in the Unemployment Insurance Agency for fraudulent activity.
Estonia is an enigmatic centre for pioneering robotics. As a country, it connects the dots between Scandinavia, Central Europe and what lies to the east. Estonia’s capital Tallinn is the best preserved medieval city in Northern Europe. About 50% of the country is forest. The country may only have a population of 1.3 million, but Estonia’s digital landscape is exciting great interest globally.