Last week Google’s artificial intelligence, Deep Mind, beat a human at a handful of Atari games. That’s a big departure from the past Chess-champion computers, since it’s a lot harder to “solve” a game like Pong or Space Invaders, and it’s a huge sign that machine learning is well on its way to becoming the next breakthrough technology—and hopefully the legal industry can keep up.
In news that’s making a lot of headlines, Apple was hit with a $532.9 million jury verdict in a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Smartflash, a company that’s been called a “patent troll” by some because it is a non-practicing entity. Though the ruling is a big one, this is just the beginning of the fight in the case.
Is GM Shielded from Ignition Switch Defect Liability? Hearing Highlights Thorny Due Process and Bankruptcy Issues
Judge Robert Gerber will be stepping down at the end of this year, ending a storied judicial career highlighted by his oversight of the 2009 chapter 11 case of General Motors Corporation (“Old GM”).
One of the fascinating things about social media is that, from a marketing standpoint, each social media platform offers its own unique set of features and opportunities; as a result, a marketing strategy that proves successful on one platform is likely to be a flop when applied to another platform. Each platform requires a marketing strategy tailored to the particular strengths of that platform.
When the Americans with Disabilities Act definition of “disability” was expanded by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, we told you to expect an increase in accommodation requests and disability discrimination claims.
On February 26, the Federal Communications Committion (FCC) voted 3-2 along party lines to adopt Open Internet rules. The FCC Bureau requested to retain “editorial privileges” to the order, which the Chairman granted, meaning that drafting of the text of the order itself will continue for the next several days if not weeks.
Georgia General Assembly House Bill 255 is proof that the “wood wars” surrounding the LEED green building rating system continue to be waged.
We usually blog here about how to find hidden assets in the context of a divorce, however, we recently came across a story that serves to caution those entering a marriage not to relinquish all control over the family finances.
As marijuana business attorneys, we constantly hear things about the laws related to marijuana — even from our own clients — that are both accepted wisdom and 100% wrong.
I meet many lawyers who are afraid of making changes. I have spent many years studying why it is so difficult to get people to change.
Senator James Inhofe took to the United States Senate floor on February 26 fully armed with ammunition to continue his battle to debunk accepted climate change science. His weapon of choice? A snowball – taken from outside the Capitol on one of our recent bitterly cold winter days here in Washington, D.C.