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Artificial Intelligence

As AI applications proliferate, so do the novel legal questions they raise. Arnold & Porter’s multidisciplinary Artificial Intelligence team helps innovators launch new products and services; organizations acquire and integrate AI tools and components; and all to stay ahead of, and even bend, the arc of accelerating regulatory change. Our fully integrated transactional, litigation, and regulatory attorneys can steer clients safely through their challenges and opportunities, including bias mitigation, data privacy, outsourcing, product liability strategy, and strategic partnerships. We know the technologies and the laws — and the considerations driving them — to help companies plot their course with confidence.

  • Global Ability: Our practitioners in the US, UK, EU, and Asia support clients as they sell, buy, deploy, and operate AI technologies—and have to comply with laws—around the world.

  • In-depth Industry Focus: Financial services; life sciences (including pharma, devices, biotech); media and telecommunications; retail and recreation; technology (software/hardware, info tech); robotics, transportation; and more.

  • Comprehensive Capabilities and Services: Transactions and due diligence; regulatory advocacy and compliance, including policy development and training; data protection and privacy; incident reporting and response; and HR applications, among other areas.

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We advised a leading AI research organization on a major investment by a strategic technology partner to accelerate breakthroughs in AI and artificial general intelligence, as well as ongoing IP matters.
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Experience Highlights

  • An Asian government ministry on advice regarding U.S. and EU law and policy on AI regulation.

  • Analytic Partners, an advertising analytics company, in connection with marketing media mix optimization deals with customers and partners and issues relating to the protection and use of proprietary algorithms and analytic methods.

  • ​​​​​​Carnival Corporation in the development and global rollout of its CES Keynote machine learning wearable device, the Ocean Medallion, powered by a first-of-its-kind interactive technology platform that enables all guests to maximize their respective cruise experiences via a personal digital concierge.

  • Fintech company on issues relating to rights in IP, algorithms, data, and derived data in connection with technology and data licensing arrangements. 

  • Fullpower Technologies, a developer of AI-powered sensing solutions, in its strategic collaborations with Serta Simmons and Tempur Sealy on a new smart-bed system; in a venture to bring the company's MotionX activity tracking and sleep monitoring technology to the Swiss watch industry; and in numerous other technology collaborations with Jawbone, Nike and others relating to an array of mobile applications, wearables, and other devices.

  • ​​​​​Manufacturer on use of automated decision-making systems in employment decisions, including compliance with New York City’s law requiring bias audits for automated employment decision tools.

  • Participant in U.S. Federal Trade Commission rulemaking on liability for generative AI providers that provide the means or instrumentalities used in impersonation scams.

  • Several generative AI developers on copyright strategy, compliance, and other product counseling.

  • Emerging growth company developing an autonomous driving vehicle for use at golf facilities with respect to transactional and general corporate matters.

  • Zimmer Biomet in leading its data strategy vision and providing global data protection, privacy and cybersecurity counseling, including for digital health initiatives, artificial intelligence use and connected medical devices under the California Consumer Privacy Act, HIPAA, the GDPR, the Chinese Cybersecurity Act, and other global data protection laws, and in negotiating privacy and security terms and agreements in customer and vendor contracts.