Native tribes are pushing for their voices, and traditional knowledge, to be part of decisions over their ancestral homelands. Monte Mills, director of the Native American Law Center at UW Law, is quoted. (Source: Popular Science)
In the Media
Scott, the billionaire Seattle philanthropist who was previously married to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, filed a petition for divorce on Monday from Dan Jewett. Terry Price is quoted. (Source: Geekwire)
The march of the AI robots. At We Robot 2022 at the UW School of Law, you could see a robodog show off and learn how we humans can develop strong emotional feelings for androids. (Source: The Seattle Times)
Robot law: Public policy, legal liability, and the new world of autonomous systems, featuring Prof. Ryan Calo on the We Robot conference (Sept. 14-16) and more.
A pro bono program at the University of Washington opens up the patent application process to everyone. Anna Bakhmetyeva and Professor Jennifer S. Fan are quoted. (Credit: Seattle Met)
Can Kelis sue the Neptunes, Pharrell and Chad Hugo, or Beyoncé for interpolating her 2003 song “Milkshake” in “Energy,” a new song on ‘Renaissance’? Legal experts tell Vulture no. Prof. Peter Nicolas is quoted (Source: Vulture)