Digital Technology Group
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The proliferation of powerful new digital and AI-powered technologies present significant business opportunities, but also significant legal and business risks as governments race to regulate their use. Our Digital Technology Group provides comprehensive counsel at the nexus of technology and the law, helping clients understand and capture swift-moving opportunities, avoid legal pitfalls and defend their most important innovations.
John Carlin and Aspen Institute Publish Report Providing Guidance for Corporate Use of Generative AI
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Co-Chair John Carlin, alongside other members of the Aspen Institute’s U.S. Cybersecurity Group, published a report, “Navigating Uncharted Waters: Generative AI Guidance for Organizations,” to address the growing use of generative AI in the business sector and accompanying concerns.
In New York Law Journal Innovation Award Profile, Katherine Forrest Discusses Launching Digital Technology Practice
Litigation partner Katherine Forrest spoke with the New York Law Journal about her role in launching Paul, Weiss’s new Digital Technology Group, for which she was awarded the NYLJ’s 2023 “Innovation Award.”
Awards & Recognition
Paul, Weiss is shortlisted in two categories for the Financial Times’ Innovative Lawyers Awards North America 2023.
Litigation counsel Anna Gressel participated in two panels on AI regulation at the “Festival of Diplomacy” in Rome.
Cybersecurity & Data Protection Co-Chairs John Carlin and Jeannie Rhee will lead a webinar, “Navigating the Evolving Cybersecurity Landscape: Enforcement Trends and Current Risks,” hosted by Paul, Weiss.
At the invitation of the Korean Supreme Court, Digital Technologies Group Co-Chair Katherine Forrest will speak on AI and the rule of law at the 2023 International Judicial Conference, Korea’s largest annual judicial conference.
- Jonathan H. Ashtor
- H. Christopher Boehning
- Jessica S. Carey
- John P. Carlin
- David Fein
- Katherine B. Forrest
- Manuel S. Frey
- Michael E. Gertzman
- Roberto J. Gonzalez
- David S. Huntington
- Brad S. Karp
- Raphael M. Russo
- Ken Ziman
- Jacobus J. Schutte
- Kristina A. Bunting
- Jonathan C. Day
- Cryptocurrency & Blockchain
- Digital Technology
- White Collar & Regulatory Defense
New York Attorney General Letitia James recently announced proposed legislation to regulate those engaging in a wide variety of digital asset businesses from or within New York.
Digital Technologies Group Co-Chair Katherine Forrest will deliver a presentation on artificial intelligence at the National Chief Judges Association Annual Conference on October 24.
Awards & Recognition
Paul, Weiss was named a Law360 “Fintech Group of the Year” for its many achievements in the fintech industry in 2022.
Paul, Weiss achieved a victory for publicly traded cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase Global, Inc., when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted Coinbase’s motion to compel arbitration and stay a putative class action concerning the stablecoin GYEN.
Jury Finds That First Amendment Protection Does Not Bar Creator’s Trademark Infringement Liability for the Sale of MetaBirkins NFTs
A jury determined that a series of NFT images labeled “MetaBirkins” infringed Hermès’ “Birkin” trademark.
On May 9, Sustainability and ESG Advisory Practice Co-Chair Dave Curran and partners Katherine Forrest and Jonathan Ashtor co-hosted an in-person event, “Navigating AI Risk Management from an ESG Perspective,” in collaboration with Deloitte Touche at Paul, Weiss’s New York office.
Awards & Recognition
Corporate partner Jonathan Ashtor was recognized by Bloomberg Law in its 2023 “They’ve Got Next: 40 Under 40” series as one of the most stellar lawyers under 40 in the U.S. in the Emerging Technology Transactions & Intellectual Property category.
Against a backdrop of an evolving threat environment, expect new regulations on cybersecurity and privacy from federal, state and international authorities and increased enforcement.