Sep 30 2019

BERKELEY, CALIF.—Womble Bond Dickinson attorneys Chris Mammen and Carrie Richey recently spoke with students at the University of California’s Berkeley Center for Law & Technology.

Mammen and Richey gave a presentation titled “AI and IP: Protection of and Infringement by AI-Powered Technologies” on Sept. 19.

Established in 1995, the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology (BCLT) is a multidisciplinary research center at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. The first of its kind, BCLT has garnered worldwide distinction for its research and instructional program exploring the most pressing technology law and policy issues.

Also, click here to read Mammen’s new article on “Must Inventors Be Humans? An Active Debate Over AI Patents” at Law360.

Chris Mammen, D. Phil. is a veteran intellectual property litigator and thought leader in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. He has been litigating patents and technology cases since the start of the first dot.com boom in the late 1990s. With the growth of artificial intelligence, he has emerged as a leading commentator on both AI in intellectual property law, and ethical issues surrounding using AI in law practice.

Carrie Richey’s primary focus is patent infringement litigation and protection of computer-related technologies. She has represented major technology, unicorn, and social networking companies across multiple patent litigation matters. Richey practices in Womble Bond Dickinson’s Silicon Valley office.

Chris Mammen and Carrie Richey