On July 25, 2023, the Senate Judiciary Committee held its fifth hearing this year on artificial intelligence (AI). This is the second hearing held by the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law, and it highlighted the “bipartisan unanimity” in regulating AI technology.Continue Reading The Future is Here: Senate Judiciary Committee’s Oversight of AI and Principles for Regulation

In an unconventional opening to the normally staid proceedings of the United States Senate, the voice of Frank Sinatra introduced the July 12, 2023 Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on artificial intelligence (AI) and intellectual property. More accurately, an AI-generated version of Frank Sinatra’s voice sang about regulating AI to the tune of New York, New York, which Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, used to illustrate both the possibilities and the risks of the use of AI in creative industries.Continue Reading Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property Hearing on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property – Part II: Copyright

On May 18, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission issued a Policy Statement on biometric information technologies and the agency’s approach to regulating the use of biometric information under Section 5.  

The guidance addresses both unfair and deceptive acts, providing examples for both. The guidance explains that an example of unfairness is the use of