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AI Court Opinions

PRIVACY/DATA COLLECTION

In Re Facebook Biometric Information Privacy Litigation
Cite: No. 3:15-cv-03747-JD (May 14, 2018)
Court: Northern District of California
Holding relative to AI: standing, other procedural issues under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act

PATENT LAW

Alice Corp. Pty Ltd. v. CLS Bank International
Cite: 134 S. Ct. 2347, 2354–55 (2014)
Court: SCOTUS
Holding relative to AI: algorithms without more are abstract and unpatentable

Purepredictive, Inc. v. H2O.AI, Inc.
Cite: No. 17-cv-03049-WHO (Aug. 29, 2017)
Court: Northern District of California
Holding relative to AI: machine learning ensembling algorithm not patentable

DISCOVERY

People v. Superior Court of San Diego County
Cite: No. Case D073943 (Oct. 17, 2018)
Court: California Appeals, 4th
Holding relative to AI: denied motion to produce algorithm source code despite “black box” and “machine testimony” arguments