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May
07

Facebook and TikTok have both experienced considerable skepticism of whether individuals can trust the companies’ privacy and data protection practices. These concerns are in part due to the potential for government agencies to access the data the companies collect and store. The European Union and the United States have both attempted to address these issues

May
07

Although the first legal conceptions of commercial privacy were identified in Samuel Warren and Louis Brandeis’s foundational 1890 article, The Right to Privacy, conceptually, privacy has existed since as early as 1127 as a natural concern when navigating between personal and commercial spheres of life. As an extension of contract and tort law, two common

May
07

For decades, law enforcement agencies across the country have relied on Facial Recognition Technology (“FRT”) to assist with investigations, though how the technology is employed is often concealed from the public and remains largely unknown. Compounding this transparency problem, recent research hasshown FRT displays a demonstrated bias against people of color, and disproportionately impacts them

Apr
15

The role of extrinsic sources in interpreting patent claims has been a source of debate in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The Court for years encouraged the use of extrinsic sources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, and treatises. The Court abruptly changed course in 2005, however, largely repudiating its earlier cases extolling

Apr
15

Can anyone really own virtual tokens such as Bitcoin and Ether? And if so, how should the law protect the rights of the owner? Legal rulings in federal courts have yielded inconsistent policies regarding the applicable remedy when rights in cryptocurrencies are infringed. Some adopt a property rule, granting injunctions and enforcement of property rights

Apr
15

The utilization of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) in the process of innovation has been occurring for decades. However, with the increased sophistication of AI, it is becoming gradually more difficult to discern between the point in which AI is simply being employed as a tool, contributing to human innovation, from thepoint in which AI is actually

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