New book: “Law and Artificial Intelligence: Issues of Ethics, Human Rights and Social Harm”
A new book “Law and Artificial Intelligence: Issues of Ethics, Human Rights and Social Harm” was published (Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of law in Ljubljana, 2021), the editors of which are prof. dr. Aleš Završnik and dr. Katja Simončič. The author of one of the articles is also dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, LL.M., LL.M., who wrote an article on the topic of whether artificial intelligence can be an author of a copyright work.
Articles were also written by: prof. dr. Aleš Završnik, Ana Babnik, Jan Čejvanovič, dr. Kristina Čufar, Marko Drobnjak, Lara Dular Javornik, Tim Horvat, dr. Matjaž Jager, Primož Križnar, Tim Marinšek, Katja Piršič, dr. Renata Salecl, Ph.D. Katja Simončič, Gregor Strojin and Pika Šarf.
Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, LL.M., LL.M. opens many questions in her article. Can works, which are autonomously generated by AI, be protected by copyright? Is it enough for protection that the result generated by a machine looks the same as a creation created by human? Does AI need a reward or incentive to create? Can AI be con- sidered “author”, who creates “original” works.. The article will present the main. The article presents the main challenges that the development of AI poses to traditional concepts of copyright, and outline the directions of possible development.
The 4th Open Knowledge Day took place on Tuesday 17 October 2023, with an accompanying workshop on 18 October 2023. This year it was organised by the Open Data and Intellectual Property Institute (ODIPI) and supported by Knowledge Rights 21 (KR21).
We invite you to the fourth Open Knowledge Day and the workshop, which will take place this year within the framework of the programme and with the support of Knowledge Rights 21. The event will bring together experts from different European countries to discuss two topics: the first part will deal with the legal basis for data analytics, which is a key part of machine learning and related artificial intelligence, and the general exception for research. In the second part, open science in theory and practice will be presented both in Slovenia and in some Western Balkan countries. Representatives of research and educational institutions from Slovenia and the Western Balkan countries, as well as interested members of the public, are invited to attend.
Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, a renowned expert in copyright law, has joined the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, where she will serve as an affiliate researcher for the next two years.
On Friday, October 6, 2023, the online seminar “Practical Experiences in Resolving Copyrights of Modern Book Works” took place. The seminar addressed relevant questions concerning user access to literary works in digital form.