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Insight | Automotive

Can Robots Be Sued? Shook's AI Report Surveys In-House Counsel on Liability Concerns

It’s a brave new world for lawyers navigating the potential uses and risks of artificial intelligence in the legal industry. The “Brave New World” is of course a nod to the 1930s dystopian novel set in a futuristic world. Today, scientific discoveries are unfolding in a positive way in real time, making life easier through the use of devices on our phones and in our homes. For consumers and businesses, the future is developing. For attorneys, the lack of legal precedent can represent both a challenge and an opportunity.

Insight | Technology and Telecommunications

Inter Partes Review Proceedings Survive, But Their Implementation Will Change

In this Intellectual Property Client Alert, Sharon Israel and Kyle Friesen explain the U.S. Supreme Court's decisions upholding but changing the inter partes review process.

Insight | Energy

Thompson and Larkins Detail Ruling on Required Greenhouse Gas Reviews for Pipeline Developers

For Law360, Partner Jamie Thompson and Of Counsel Katy Larkins explore a D.C. Circuit ruling that may require pipeline developers to submit analyses of potential effects on greenhouse gas emissions downstream from power plants the pipelines would serve.

Insight | Pharmaceutical and Medical Device

Guide to State Court and Local Federal eDiscovery Rules

Our guide provides links to electronic discovery rules in jurisdictions across the United States and its territories.

Insight | Energy

Second Circuit Affirms Enforcement of $300 Million Annulled Award

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has affirmed a lower court decision confirming a $300-million arbitral award rendered in Mexico. The award was confirmed notwithstanding that it had been annulled by a Mexican court. 

Insight | Pharmaceutical and Medical Device

Cruz-Alvarez, Voss, Sherr and Zucker Author WLF Monograph on Federal Preemption

Shook, Hardy & Bacon attorneys Frank Cruz-Alvarez, Jennifer Voss, Jared Sherr and Talia Zucker authored an October 2015 Washington Legal Foundation (WLF) monograph examining eight years of U.S. Supreme Court rulings to forecast trends in federal preemption analysis.