Technology and IT

#HelloWorld. Summer days are almost here. In this issue, we dive into the new Colorado AI Act, explore the impact of AI technologies on search providers’ liability shields, and track a U.S. district court’s strict scrutiny of anti-web-scraping terms of use. We finish by recapping a spirited test match on AI policy across the pond.

You didn’t think making announcements about skills-based hiring and removing degree requirements from job postings would automatically change everything, did you?
The article below would like a word:
In recent years companies have removed college-degree requirements from many of their job postings. They’ve done this for good reason: Talent is scarce, and requiring degrees eliminates

On April 29, 2024, the Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released initial drafts of four significant policy and governance documents aimed at improving the safety and reliability of AI systems. The launch came on the 180th day following President Biden’s Executive Order 14110 on the Safe, Secure and Trustworthy Development

On May 17, 2024, an Appeals Review Panel (ARP) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) released its decision in Ex parte Chamberlain (referred to in Federal Circuit proceedings as In re Xencor; “Chamberlain”). The Chamberlain decision provides some clarity on the USPTO’s position on written description requirements for Jepson and means-plus-function claims in the life sciences

By: Cameron Abbott, Andrew Gaffney, Harry Kingsley, Rob Pulham, and Stephanie Mayhew

Australia’s corporate regulator, ASIC, has released new guidance on how to comply with market disclosure requirements when a listed company is in the middle of investigating and responding to a cyber incident.

The example appears in updated Guidance Note

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