Artificial Intelligence:  Ethics Rules IP Practitioners Should Consider When Using It

Previously Recorded Webinar: Artificial Intelligence:  Ethics Rules IP Practitioners Should Consider

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About this CLE webinar:

AI has become a prominent topic in recent years, particularly within the legal sphere. Amidst numerous high-profile incidents, attorneys have encountered challenges and ethical dilemmas related to its implementation. In response, it is crucial for today's intellectual property (IP) practitioners to grasp the fundamentals of AI, its advantages, drawbacks, and the ethical guidelines governing its usage. 

During this webinar, the panel discussed:

  1. Understanding AI Basics: Participants will dive into the essence of AI, exploring its defining characteristics, potential benefits, and inherent limitations. By grasping the foundational concepts of AI, practitioners can better assess its applicability within intellectual property. 

  2. Ethical Considerations and Professional Responsibility: In the evolving landscape of legal practice, adherence to ethical standards is paramount. This session will unpack the ethical rules governing the utilization of AI in legal practice, with a particular focus on Rule 1.1 and its Commentary. Rule 1.1 mandates technological competence, necessitating practitioners to be well-versed in the advantages and risks associated with AI. By understanding these ethical obligations, attorneys can confidently navigate the ethical complexities of AI integration. 

  3. AI in Intellectual Property Platforms: Intellectual property platforms increasingly leverage AI technologies to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. Through real-world examples and case studies, this segment will explore how AI is being deployed within IP platforms. Attendees will gain insights into the practical applications of AI in intellectual property.