AI

  • Understanding the two faces of Legal technology and AI

    Nov 19, 2018

    I am a strong advocate for the adoption of legal technology and artificial intelligence. Not only do I believe that the adoption of legal tech will make lawyers more efficient and able to provide better more affordable services to clients, but I believe there will be a time, very soon, when not using legal technology tools will risk a lawyer being found to be in a possible breach of their professional obligations.

  • Innovating in-house with law firm and vendor partners

    Innovating in-house with law firm and vendor partners

    Oct 23, 2018

    When legal departments work collaboratively with their external firms and technology partners on real-world problems, innovation can happen in interesting and cost-effective ways and it doesn’t have to mean reduced fees for law firms.

  • Report says use of AI could be violating human rights

    Report says use of AI could be violating human rights

    Sep 26, 2018

    The Canadian government’s use of artificial intelligence for decision-making in areas such as immigration needs independent oversight and carefully developed standards of use, says a new report from the University of Toronto.

  • It’s hard to sue a robot: product liability considerations and AI in Canada

    Sep 17, 2018

    As the use of AI proliferates and as the systems themselves become more autonomous, the risk that they will cause harm to property or individuals naturally increases. It is now unclear how and if the existing Canadian legal framework will apply to damages or losses resulting from AI use or operation.

  • The potential for AI and Blockchain

    The potential for AI and Blockchain

    Jul 16, 2018

    In this fourth and final video covering the 13th Annual Canadian Lawyer InHouse General Counsel Roundtable, the participants from the Bank of Canada, Interac Corp, McKesson Canada (Rexall) Corp., SecureKey Technologies and Ontario Power Generation, discuss what they see as the potential for artificial intelligence and Blockchain.

  • Brave new world: some legal considerations in using AI and IoT Systems

    May 14, 2018

    Artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things are hot subjects (and buzzwords) for lawyers in 2018. Beyond the hype, however, lies a plethora of legal and business issues.

  • Siemens piloted AI diligence tools on recent transaction

    Siemens piloted AI diligence tools on recent transaction

    Apr 16, 2018

    Richard Brait is always looking for new ways to get work done more efficiently in-house at Siemens Canada. In fact, it’s part of the global legal team’s innovation challenge to come up with ways to approach work differently.

  • Photo gallery: AI takes over Ryerson to enhance the future of the legal profession

    Photo gallery: AI takes over Ryerson to enhance the future of the legal profession

    Mar 26, 2018

    A partnership with Ryerson University, its incubator space, and the Ministry of the Attorney General and $80,000 in seed money resulted in the AI Challenge Forum, a competition between six startups who have incorporated AI in their products for faster, more efficient and effective legal services to legal consumers.

  • Patenting artificial intelligence

    Patenting artificial intelligence

    Mar 13, 2018

    Demand for AI patents is growing exponentially as the pace of innovation accelerates. In October, Saudi Arabia became the first country in the world to grant citizenship to a robot.

  • How artificial intelligence can help navigate employee cannabis use legal issues

    Feb 12, 2018

    With the impending legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada and the rapid rise of artificial intelligence, times are changing for Canadians.