The last one to the party: why AI has left legal departments behind

By Jay Yonamine and Jeremiah Chan

Artificial intelligence is having a profound impact on the tech world, across a range of disciplines. While in-house IP departments have been slow on the uptake, the potential of this new technology is astounding

In March 2016 a computer program called AlphaGo defeated Lee Sedong, the world champion of Go, in a five-game match. For decades, many experts argued that computers would never be able to master anything as complex as Go – an ancient board game exponentially more complicated than chess in which two players try to capture territory on a board – because doing so was believed to...

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