Privacy Law Considerations of AI and Big Data – In the U.S. & Abroad

By Kathleen Wills, Esq.* Kathleen Wills is a graduate of Antonin Scalia Law School and former C-IP2 RA. Artificial Intelligence and Big Data While many of us have come to rely on biometrics data when we open our phones with Apple’s “Face ID,” speak to Amazon’s Alexa, or scan our fingerprints to access something, it’s … Continue reading “Privacy Law Considerations of AI and Big Data – In the U.S. & Abroad”

UC Hastings’ Evergreen Drug Patent Search Database: A Look Behind the Statistics Reveals Problems with this Approach to Identifying and Quantifying So-Called “Evergreening”

The Center for Innovation, housed at the University of California Hastings College of the Law, has created an Evergreen Drug Patent Search Database (the “Evergreening Database,” or “Database”).[1] The Database was created to address the perceived problem of “evergreening,” which the Database defines as “pharmaceutical company actions that artificially extend the protection horizon, or cliff, … Continue reading “UC Hastings’ Evergreen Drug Patent Search Database: A Look Behind the Statistics Reveals Problems with this Approach to Identifying and Quantifying So-Called “Evergreening””