Intellectual Property, Technology, Media and Telecommunications (IP/IT), Skills, Innovation, Leadership and Learning (SCILL), Litigation, Labour & Immigration

Key Contacts Olivier Sasserath, Jean-Rodolphe Fiechter, Jan-Ove Becker, Eleni Polycarpou

Introduction to AI and How AI may impact legal business

08.45 – 12.00

After a general but comprehensive introduction on what artificial intelligence is about, and what it could or will change in our lives soon, the results of the AIJA Questionnaire on AI will be briefly presented. Speakers will show us the impact AI can and will have on legal businesses, from a lawyers’ perspective. An in-house counsel will discuss legal issues related to the use of artificial intelligence in general business, through the prism of surgeries using AI. To give a full picture of what can be expected in the following days of the congress, a legal solution provider will also explain how AI used for data analytics can help lawyers.

Part 1: What is Artificial Intelligence about?

  • Artificial Intelligence, keynote address by a seasoned engineer and entrepreneur:
  • Sam Nakane, President & CEO, UWiN Corporation, Japan
  • Yutaka Matsuo, Associate Professor, Department of Engineering, University of Tokyo, Japan

Part 2: Presentation of the results of the AIJA Questionnaire

  • Eleni Polycarpou, Withers LLP, UK

Part 3: Impact of AI on the legal profession

  • Ruben Agote, Cuatrecasas, Spain

Part 4: Legal issues triggered by artificial intelligence: liabilities (insight from an inhouse counsel)

  • Philip Schmidt, Legal Counsel EMEA, Head of Product Liability, Zimmer Biomet EMEA, Switzerland

Part 5: The big data era and the rise of legal technology

  • Keynote speech by: Dan Meyers, President TLS Consulting & Information Governance,TransPerfect,UK