AI: How Lawyers Are Using It And The Challenges Ahead

OpenAI To Bar Users From Copying Living Artists, Atty Says

By Bonnie Eslinger

Speaking Thursday at a San Francisco conference that explored the intersection of art and the law, OpenAI's deputy general counsel discussed the difficult legal questions around copyrighting artificial intelligence-generated art and said, "even though it's not legally necessary," OpenAI will soon prohibit users from creating works in the style of living artists.

Public May Accept AI Courts, But Judges Not So Sure

By Jack Karp

Litigants may be surprisingly willing to accept "robot judges" as long as certain guardrails are in place, according to research, but judges themselves are adamant that artificial intelligence should never replace human jurists' decision-making or fact-finding.

Neurotech Poses 'Real Danger' Of Discrimination, ICO Warns

By Adele Redmond

The U.K.'s data regulator warned on Thursday of a "major risk" that emergent brain-monitoring technologies will discriminate against neurodivergent people in employment, entertainment, sports and some areas of healthcare if developers are not careful.

Personal Injury Software Co. EvenUp Raises $50M Series B

By Matt Perez

Legal software provider EvenUp, which specializes in the personal injury space, has raised $50.5 million at a valuation of $325 million in a Series B funding round, bringing the company's total investments to $65 million.

Judge Rips Attys In ChatGPT Debacle: Not Just A 'Mistake'

By Pete Brush

A Manhattan federal judge grilled two personal injury attorneys Thursday over their citations of nonexistent case law created by the text generator ChatGPT, suggesting their conduct after the errors came to light is equally concerning — including one lawyer's admitted lie to the court that he was on vacation.

Another Judge Issues AI Order, Citing Confidentiality Risks

By Sarah Martinson

Another U.S. judge has issued an order requiring attorneys to disclose the use of generative artificial intelligence tools in their brief writing, citing concerns about not being able to protect confidential or business proprietary information entered into these tools.

Senators Try To Come To Grips With AI Inventorship

By Andrew Karpan

Top in-house patent lawyers from Google LLC and Novartis AG told U.S. senators Wednesday that artificial intelligence programming still lacks certain qualities to be considered an inventor under federal patent law, while a lawyer for a private researcher showed off a container design that was developed by an AI system.

AI Practices Law 'At The Speed Of Machines.' Is It Worth It?

By Ivan Moreno

Law firms across the globe are increasingly testing out artificial intelligence tools as a way to supercharge their work, entering a brave new world that's rife with potential pitfalls.


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