Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property: The View of The British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association (BILETA)

Between September and November 2020, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) ran a consultation about the implications Artificial Intelligence (AI) may have for Intellectual Property (IP) policy, as well as the impact IP may have for AI. This response was prepared on behalf of the British and Irish Law Education and Technology Association (BILETA) byContinue reading “Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property: The View of The British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association (BILETA)”

Countering the Platformization of Education

On 17 December 2020, I will present “Countering the Platformization of Education” with Rossana Ducato at Shifting education from classrooms to online platforms – smooth as silk? a virtual event organised by Legal Hackers Luxembourg Due to the spread of Covid-19 in the first months of 2020, the activities of most universities and schools acrossContinue reading “Countering the Platformization of Education”

AI inventions, AI-assisted inventions, AI-generated inventions and patent law

On 4 December 2020, I have talked about AI and patent law at the 2-day workshop Neuroni Artificiali e Biologici organised by the University of Trento. This is part of the ERC-funded project BACKUP led Professor Lorenzo Pavesi, Chair of Experimental Physics. BACKUP will address the fundamental question of which is the role of neuronContinue reading “AI inventions, AI-assisted inventions, AI-generated inventions and patent law”

Not only Zoom. Remote Teaching Digital Platforms, Copyright, and Data Protection

On 25th November 2020, Dr Rossana Ducato and I presented our research on remote teaching, copyright, and privacy at the 83th Nexa Lunch Seminar, research event hosted (virtually) by the Nexa Center for Internet & Society, a joint venture of the University of Turin and Polytechnic of Turin. The rapid spread of COVID-19 in MarchContinue reading “Not only Zoom. Remote Teaching Digital Platforms, Copyright, and Data Protection”

The regulation of the Internet of Things: fit for the sustainable development goals?

On 26th November 2020, I presented ‘The regulation of the Internet of Things: fit for the sustainable development goals?’ at the Digital Technologies for Sustainable Development: Legal Challenges, organised by the Lomonosov Moscow State University. Thank you to Professor Larisa Sannikova (Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of State and Law) for the kind invitation! InContinue reading “The regulation of the Internet of Things: fit for the sustainable development goals?”

The ethics of killer robots. Developments, characteristics and consequences of Artificial Warfare

On Wednesday 25 November 2020, I attended an online conference organised by Rome-based Scuola Critica del Digitale (Centro Riforma dello Stato) and Forum Disuguaglianze e Diversità. I chaired a panel on “The ethics of killer robots. Developments, characteristics and consequences of Artificial Warfare” with illustrious speakers Professor Teresa Numerico (Roma Tre University), Dr Letizia OddoContinue reading “The ethics of killer robots. Developments, characteristics and consequences of Artificial Warfare”

Private ordering of data control in remote learning

Today, Tuesday 3rd November 2020, I’ve had the pleasure to e-meet the students of the “Law and Data” Course of the MSc Data Science coordinated by Professors Paolo Guarda and Roberto Caso (University of Trento). The topic of the seminar was ‘Private ordering of data control in remote learning’, a research-led session based on theContinue reading “Private ordering of data control in remote learning”

Learning by Infringing? Copyright Private Ordering in Post-COVID Remote Teaching

On Friday 23 October, Giulia Priora† and I presented “Learning by Infringing? Copyright Private Ordering in Post-COVID Remote Teaching” at the 12th Worldwive Annual Conference of the European Intellectual Property Teachers’ Network (EIPTN). The program is available here. The core takeaway of our presentation is: the move to remote teaching – and the associated riskContinue reading “Learning by Infringing? Copyright Private Ordering in Post-COVID Remote Teaching”

Intellectual Property and the Feminist Gaze

On Wednesday 30th September 2020, Stirling Law School hosted a guest lecture by Professor Ann Bartow (University of New Hampshire), former Director of the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property and a world-leading expert in Intellectual Property and feminst legal theory. This was an exciting talk ranging from gender-fluid robots through to quilting. Professor BartowContinue reading “Intellectual Property and the Feminist Gaze”

111th Annual Conference of the Society of Legal Scholars

At the 111th Annual Conference of the Society of Legal Scholars, I’ve presented two papers in the Intellectual Property and Cyber Law sessions. Respectively: On 1st September 2020 15-16:30 UK time – Panel “New Developments in IntellectualProperty Law” (IP session) With Prof. Cristiana Sappa (IESEG), we’ll present “The Internet of Things at the intersection ofContinue reading “111th Annual Conference of the Society of Legal Scholars”

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