Shhhh! Privacy and AI at College 101

Please join the NIU Innovation Team on Thursday, September 30 @ 3 PM in 71 North (lower level of Founder’s Memorial Library) for two discussions of computer-related topics. Partners from one of the world’s largest law firms will be on campus to discuss topics that are critical to anyone who uses a computer or cell phone. They will also have tips for protecting artificial intelligence inventions. If you are unable to attend in person, you can join us over zoom using this link:

Shhhh! Privacy and AI at College 101

Mark Stignani – Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Part 1: College Students & Data Privacy: When you are the data product. The current generation of students are some of the most data profiled people to have ever walked on the earth. Join us as we discuss what privacy rights you have a student and some of the ways data profiling is present during your school day.

Part 2: Beyond the Buzzwords: Artificial Intelligence, Industry 4.0, Blockchain, Robotic Process Automation are all buzzwords we hear and see in the news. Let’s discuss what types of AI are already part of your daily routine and what things are coming up in the next decade that will be a part of the next generation of startups.

Mark Stignani – Mark Stignani, chair of the firm's Data Analytics practice group, applies his intellectual curiosity, technical and research savvy, and penchant for innovation to create a broad spectrum of analytics and strategic review of clients’ corporate transactions, reorganizations, and intellectual property endeavors.

Issues in Artificial Intelligence and Patent Prosecution

Alice Martin – Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

AI-Generated Inventions: Artificial intelligence (AI) is a factor already considered for computer patents, but the life sciences inventions are now raising questioning about this factor. Several trade organizations are considering whether there are indeed issues with AI, and if so, should the organizations develop policy? Recently some countries have addressed inventorship, enablement, and other requirements. A review of pending AI issues will be discussed.

Alice Martin - Dr. Alice Martin advises on domestic and international patent prosecution and litigation opinions. She delivers legal acuity, scientific and intellectual prowess, and prompt attention to those she serves. Alice is valued for providing clear answers to complicated questions and practical solutions for even the most difficult challenges

Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

71 North, Lower Level of Founders Memorial Library 217 Normal Road, DeKalb, IL 60115

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