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Moderated by Brent Skorup, experts Timothy B. Lee, Professor Pamela Samuelson, and Kristian Stout discuss the emerging legal issues involving artificial intelligence, and its use of works protected under copyright law. Topics include how artificial intelligence uses intellectual property, whether allegations of violations of intellectual property are analogous to prior historical challenges or are novel, and the tradeoffs involved.


  • Timothy B. Lee, Understanding AI
  • Pamela Samuelson, Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of School Information at the UC Berkeley School of Law and Co-Director, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology
  • Kristian Stout, Director of Innovation Policy, International Center for Law & Economics
  • Moderator: Brent Skorup, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University


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