Cultivating Innovation in Agribusiness: Drafting AI Patents—Part 2

March 19, 2024

This blog is part two of a two-part series on patents and artificial intelligence technology in the AgTech and Agribusiness industry. Part one—Cultivating Innovation in Agribusiness: The Surge of AI Patents—discusses the growing number of filed and granted artificial intelligence patents in the agricultural sector, including some particularly innovative examples. In this follow-up blog, we explore the intricacies of artificial intelligence (AI) patents in the AgTech and Agribusiness industry, highlighting significant hurdles and strategic considerations essential to keep front of mind when crafting robust AI patent applications.

A Guide to Navigating the Complexities of GenAI in Investment

March 18, 2024

In today's rapidly evolving technological landscape, the emergence of generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) presents both opportunities and challenges for investors, founders and companies alike. With GenAI generating new categories of valuable information, it is crucial to navigate this terrain thoughtfully and compliantly, especially considering the regulatory, legal and social considerations at play.

Cultivating Innovation in Agribusiness: The Surge of AI Patents—Part 1

March 14, 2024

Artificial Intelligence, including machine learning technologies, is at the forefront of revolutionizing the agricultural sector, offering innovative solutions to enhance efficiency, sustainability and productivity. As these technologies continue to evolve, securing intellectual property rights through patent filings has become crucial for companies in the Agribusiness and AgTech industry seeking to safeguard their advancements in the AI domain.

Artificial Intelligence in the Legal Practice

February 28, 2024

Stephen Burns is a featured speaker on a panel at the American Bar Association's 2024 Americas Conference in Houston, Texas. This year's conference is focused on The Future of Energy Across the Americas: Helping Lawyers Predict and Adapt. In his panel, Stephen addresses the burgeoning field of AI, particularly Generative AI, and its implications within the legal sector.

Investing in Innovation: Smart Capital in the Age of Generative AI

February 23, 2024

In a successful conclusion to the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association's Invest Canada Webinar Series, Bennett Jones presented a webinar featuring insights into the evolving venture capital landscape. Moderated by Kwang Lim, this webinar featured Lisa Kakoske, Ruth Promislow and Jeff Taylor as they discussed trends in the industry, regulatory challenges and the significance of ESG in generative AI investments.