Artificial intelligence—tracker

The following TMT practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Artificial intelligence—tracker
  • Key developments

Artificial intelligence—tracker

This tracker sets out key dates and information relating to legal issues surrounding the development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology including publications and announcements.

For more information on AI, see:

  1. Artificial intelligence—overview

  2. Practice Note: Artificial intelligence—introduction to the technology

  3. Practice Note: Artificial intelligence—data protection

  4. Contractual considerations for the procurement of artificial intelligence—checklist

  5. News Analysis: Creating an EU legal framework for AI and robotics

  6. News Analysis: Artificial intelligence technology and data protection

  7. News Analysis: Robots and the law—AI developments and the question of ethics and best practice

Key developments

DateType of developmentSummary
29 November 2021Press releaseThe UK Government publishes an algorithmic transparency standard for government departments and public sector bodies, promoting transparency in the way in which algorithmic tools are used to support decisions, particularly decisions with a legal or economic impact. See: LNB News 29/11/2021 108.
29 October 2021ConsultationThe Intellectual Property Office launches a consultation seeking evidence on how AI should be dealt with in the patent and copyright systems. The consultation is in response to the government’s call for views on AI and IP (September 2020). See: LNB News 29/10/2021 89.
18 October 2021ConsultationThe European Commission launches a public consultation concerning the adaptation of civil liability rules to the digital age, and specifically to AI. The consultation closes 10 January 2022.
8 October 2021Press releaseThe European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) publishes

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