February 2020
Technology Law Update

Regulatory Compliance and Transparency in Artificial Intelligence
Virtually every business in the US is subject to industry regulations directly effecting use of IT and sharing, using, and processing customer information. There is a perception that when it comes to AI, there is a trade off between accuracy and explainability. However, there are rules prohibiting discrimination and even one law that outright prohibits the use of profiling using automated means. 

Burden of Proof in Copyright Infringement Matters
In a civil copyright infringement claim, many users of copyrighted material are surprised to learn that once the copyright owner has demonstrated that it owns a copyright in the work, the burden shifts to the copyright user to demonstrate that it had the right to use the work in the way it was using it. For copyrighted software use, this means that not only must the user have a valid license, the use case must fall within the scope of the license terms.

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5 IP Protections for AI Contracts
Scott & Scott Webinar
March 4, 2020
11:00 - 12:00 Central

Artificial intelligence (“AI”) is reshaping the business of IT from the farms to the trading desks on Wall Street. Like all transformative technologies, AI presents unique challenges not present in IT contracting for traditional software and professional services, poses significant IP risks for vendors and consumers of AI based technologies, and creates significant regulatory compliance issues with event the most simple artificial intelligence projects. Join Robert Scott as he discusses how to protect client intellectual property in AI contracts. 
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How Can Scott & Scott, LLP Help You?

We have more than a decade of experience and our legal and technology staff have handled hundreds of software licensing transactions, software audits, technology contracts and IT transactions.To learn more about our services, contact  Robert J. Scott , Managing Partner, at  rjscott@scottandscottllp.com  for more information.