Law and Technology

Applications of Artificial Intelligence Technologies in Patent Practice:

What You Need To Know + Ethical Considerations

RECORDED WEBINAR

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Overview

This program focuses on the ethical requirement for technical competency, educating IP attorneys about Artificial Intelligence.

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Faculty

Moderator:

Sharon A. Israel
Partner
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
Houston, Texas

Panelists:

Stephanie M. Curcio
Co-founder & COO
Legalicity
Toronto, Canada

James B. Devaney
Partner
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
Kansas City, Missouri

Matthew W. Such
Group Director, Technology Center 2800
United States Patent and Trademark Office

Tuition

  • $100.00 - Regular Registration Fee
  • $75.00 - ILT Supporting or Sustaining Member Employee
  • $0.00 - ILT Advisory Board Member
  • $75.00 - AIPLA Member
  • $75.00 - Government Employee
  • $75.00 - Non-Profit Employee
  • $75.00 - Academic Employee

Agenda and Faculty

Introduction


  • Sharon A. Israel, Partner: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P., Houston, TX

AI & IP: A Moderated Panel Discussion (90 minutes, including 60 minutes Legal Ethics)


Moderator: Sharon A. Israel

Panelists:

  • Stephanie M. Curcio, Co-founder & COO: Legalicity, Toronto, CA
  • James B. Devaney, Partner: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P., Kansas City, MO
  • Matthew W. Such, Group Director, Technology Center 2800, United States Patent and Trademark Office

Mr. Devaney (Legal Ethics: 30 minutes)

  • Introduction to AI generally, the promises of AI, and AI in the legal field
  • Discussion of the Duty of Competence
  • Understanding AI + Example AI application
  • Discussion of the Duty of Independent Judgment
  • Discussion of the Duty to Communicate
  • Q&A

Ms. Curcio (Legal Ethics: 30 minutes)

  • Overview of Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning technologies and their applications to patent practice
  • Discussion of the Duty of Supervision
  • Overview of patent technology landscape, identifying areas of innovation and examples of companies that are operating in each vertical
  • Examples of how certain tools work
  • Best practices in leveraging AI tools most effectively
  • Discussion of the Duty of Confidentiality
  • Latest developments in AI research - what to expect in 2021 and beyond
  • Q&A

Mr. Such (30 minutes)

  • Discussion of USPTO initiatives to adopt AI tools as part of examination
  • Discussion of some of the ethical concerns the USPTO must address in adopting AI tools
  • Q&A

CLE Credit

This program is approved by the State Bar of Texas for a total of 1.5 hours, of which 1 credit hour will apply to ethics/professional responsibility credit. Course ID Number: 174129183.

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