Monthly Archives: May 2019

Trump's Artificial Intelligence Initiative: Implications, Impact, and Industry Reactions

Trump’s Artificial Intelligence Initiative: Implications, Impact, and Industry Reactions



President Trump’s American AI Initiative is a far-reaching plan designed to ensure the United States remains a world leader in artificial intelligence research, development, and deployment. Jones Day’s Emily TaitSamir Jain, and Chase Kaniecki discuss the focus areas defined by the Initiative, the government agencies involved, and the short-term and long-term implications of the President’s actions.


Trump Administration Allows Private Parties to Sue Under Helms-Burton Act for Assets Seized in Cuba

Trump Administration Allows Private Parties to Sue Under Helms-Burton Act for Assets Seized in Cuba



Breaking more than two decades of precedent, the Trump Administration has allowed the suspension of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act to lapse, thereby enabling eligible individuals and companies to file lawsuits in U.S. courts seeking compensation for assets expropriated by the Cuban government since 1959.

Jones Day’s Chris Pace and Rick Puente discuss the circumstances leading to Title III, how companies can evaluate claims they may have under Title III or exposure they may face under Title III, and potential defenses to Title III lawsuits.


PTAB's Busy Docket and What's Changed After SAS Institute

Jones Day Talks: PTAB’s Busy Docket and What’s Changed After SAS Institute



Jones Day’s Dave Cochran and Matt Johnson discuss recent developments in patent litigation and appeals, including the continuing importance of the PTAB as a jurisdiction of first choice for patent disputes in the United States, and the impact of the Precedential Opinion Panel (“POP”) introduced late last year.

They also describe how filing strategies, as well as preliminary response strategies, should be altered as we mark one year since the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in SAS Institute v.  Iancu.