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The rise of robotics and artificial intelligence requires a fast and thoughtful response from lawmakers around issues of privacy, intellectual property protection, and cybersecurity. Find out about public policy challenges and how regulations could affect your industry.

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Robotics & Geopolitics: AI Rivalry Encompasses U.S., China, and Canada; UN Proposes Global Drone Registry

The intensifying global robotics and AI rivalry includes Alphabet's warning that the U.S. should pay more attention to China, as well as Canada's first AI-driven ETF.

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The IP Battle Continues for Robotics Companies

The IP Battle Continues for Robotics Companies

In some respects, robotics in the health care industry can be a perfect storm of large up-front costs. There is both the large up-front cost for R&D to develop cutting edge technology and the large up-front costs for the research,...

Robots: Beyond the Bounds of Current Law

Robots: Beyond the Bounds of Current Law

With the advent of self-driving cars and surgical robots, the answer to the question of who, exactly, would be responsible (in an ethical sense) and liable (in a legal sense) in the event of an error or accident becomes murky.