By Amy AbeloffOwen Wolfe, and Lauren Gregory Leipold

Seyfarth Synopsis: A whole host of creators have filed suit in the U.S. alleging that AI companies improperly used the creators’ content to train AI programs (if you need to catch up on these lawsuits, we recommend our video blog here).  In most cases, the creators

Continue Reading Can’t Hide from Brussels: EU To Require Copyright-Related AI Disclosures

By Rachel V. See and Annette Tyman

Seyfarth Synopsis:  The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) finalized its guidance to federal agencies regarding the risk management steps the federal government must take when using artificial intelligence. OMB’s guidance establishes the minimum AI risk management practices federal agencies must follow for “safety-impacting” and “rights-impacting” AI applications and includes a broad list

Continue Reading White House Finalizes AI Risk Management Standards for Federal Agencies, Hinting at Future Guidelines for Private Sector

By Rachel V. See and Annette Tyman

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Acting Director of OFCCP and the Solicitor of Labor indicated that they are moving full speed ahead on developing guidance regarding employers’ use of artificial intelligence, and that the Department of Labor is working on a “broader value-based document” that contains “principles and best practices” for both employers using AI

Continue Reading Department of Labor, Including OFCCP, Continues Work on Guidance and “Promising Practices” Regarding Artificial Intelligence

By Lauren Gregory Leipold  and Owen Wolfe

Seyfarth Synopsis: You might recall that the judge in  Andersen v. Stability AI —the case in which a group of visual artists sued the makers of several different generative AI platforms for copyright infringement—tossed most of the plaintiffs’ claims last year. However, the court allowed the plaintiffs an opportunity to replead.

Continue Reading Reader Survey: Tell Us Whether You Think Stability AI Outputs are Substantially Similar to Andersen Plaintiffs’ Original Works

By Lauren Gregory Leipold and Owen Wolfe

Seyfarth Synopsis: The class of plaintiff authors seeking to hold OpenAI liable for copyright infringement has faced yet another setback. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has knocked out the majority of their claims, refusing to accept the blanket allegation that “every output of the OpenAI Language Model is

Continue Reading The Latest Chapter in Authors’ Copyright Suit Against OpenAI: Original Pleadings Insufficient

By Puya Partow-Navid

Seyfarth Synopsis: In 2022, the Federal Circuit definitively ruled that artificial intelligence (AI) systems cannot be named inventors or co-inventors on patent applications, reinforcing the longstanding principle that only natural persons are eligible as inventors under the Patent Act.  This decision, however, left an important question unanswered: Are inventions created with AI assistance patentable?

Today, the United

Continue Reading USPTO Guidelines Define the Role of AI in Patent Inventorship

By Rachel V. SeeAnnette Tyman, and Joseph R. Vele

Seyfarth synopsis: President Biden’s Executive Order on artificial intelligence sets forth his vision for America to continue leading in AI innovation while also addressing risks associated with the use of AI. While much of the document delves into cutting-edge safety issues with national security implications, there are many

Continue Reading President Biden Signs Executive Order Setting Forth Broad Directives for Artificial Intelligence Regulation and Enforcement

By Owen R. WolfeEddy Salcedo, and Jamie L. Anderson

Seyfarth Synopsis: We previously wrote about the widely-publicized Southern District of New York case involving lawyers who submitted papers citing non-existent cases generated by the artificial intelligence program ChatGPT, Mata v. Avianca, Inc.  The judge overseeing the matter held a lengthy, and tense, hearing on June 8

Continue Reading Update on the ChatGPT Case: Counsel Who Submitted Fake Cases Are Sanctioned

By Owen Wolfe, Eddy Salcedo, and Jamie Anderson

Seyfarth Synopsis: You may have recently seen press reports about lawyers who filed and submitted papers to the federal district court for the Southern District of New York that included citations to cases and decisions that, as it turned out, were wholly made up; they did not exist.  The lawyers

Continue Reading Legal Update: Use of ChatGPT in Federal Litigation Holds Lessons for Lawyers and Non-Lawyers Everywhere

By Patrick Muffo

Seyfarth Synopsis: Last week, a joint statement was issued by four federal agencies expressing their apprehension regarding the use of AI for discriminatory or anticompetitive purposes and outlining their plans for regulation. This comes on the heels of Elon Musk requesting a “pause” in AI development and meeting with Senator Chuck Schumer to guide the statutory

Continue Reading Regulation of AI – the Path Ahead