On December 3, 2018 our office Artificial Intelligence & Law delivered the lecture 'The legal status of smart robots: legal personality, intellectual property and fundamental rights'. On the occasion of the Symposium on robotisation and eHealth in the pharmaceutical industry, organized by Academy Het Dorp and Proeftuin Robotica. The central theme of this seminar on healthcare regulation was: Can you hold a robot liable in case of damages?
How should we deal with liability in robotics?
The following questions were addressed: Should robots equipped with AI have a separate legal status? How do you - as a developer/supplier and consumer/user/patient get a grip on liability for autonomous machines and artificial intelligence algorithms? How do we safeguard ethical principles and fundamental human rights? Who owns intellectual property rights in smart robots and copyrights on computer and AI generated works? How should we deal with liability in robotics?Read More