Inside AI Policy

May 24, 2024

House Judiciary panel examines use of AI to protect intellectual property

By Rick Weber / May 10, 2024

A House Judiciary subcommittee held a hearing to examine the Biden administration’s enforcement of intellectual property protections, where federal officials cited the role of artificial intelligence as both a hindrance and help in IP enforcement.

“AI-enabled IP theft is an emerging threat,” Michael Ball, Department of Homeland Security acting assistant director of global investigations, said at a May 7 hearing by the Judiciary courts, intellectual property and the internet subcommittee.

Ball’s comments about AI were echoed by other witnesses from...

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