“Present and Future of Legal Tech: What, How and Where?” (Conference report)

The aim of the the interdisciplinary workshop in Talinn* was to contrast various opinions, fears and postulates on Legal Tech. As a starting point for further discussion, the organizers have planned to analyse and compare the current Legal Tech landscape in Member States. In addition, several practical applications of new technologies were presented by some…

Challenging automated filtering systems – The case of Yelp

Before choosing a restaurant, you will probably seek advice on TripAdvisor or Yelp. These platforms employ filtering algorithms to ensure reliability and authenticity of their reviews. As the livelihood of the business largely depends on its digital reputation, the correct functioning of these filters is fundamental. If the algorithm assesses reviews wrongly, this will damage…

Bericht zum RAILS-Workshop in München

Am 15. April 2019 wurde im DPMA-Forum in München der Workshop „Intellectual Property Protection for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics” in Zusammenarbeit des Deutschen Patent- und Markenamtes (DPMA), der Kanzlei Page, White & Farrer und der Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Law Society (RAILS) durchgeführt. Ein Bericht zu diesem Workshop von Jan Horstmann und Joris Wendorf kann…