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Edward J. Russavage

Shareholder, Electrical & Computer Technologies Practice

Wolf Greenfield

Edward J. Russavage is a Shareholder in Wolf Greenfield’s Electrical & Computer Technologies Practice. He is a highly skilled patent counselor with significant experience advising clients on intellectual property matters including patent protection, licensing, freedom-to-operate and invalidity studies, licensing and transactions, litigation support, and post-grant proceedings. Ed serves as a trusted advisor to businesses ranging from start-ups to mid-sized companies to multinational corporations, handling strategic portfolio development and delivering cost-effective IP strategies that align with client’s business objectives.

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Company Policy Issues and Examples Relating to Employee Use of AI-Generated Content

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a crucial tool for organizations in various sectors, particularly in the generation of content and code by generative AI systems such as ChatGPT, GitHub Copilot, AlphaCode, Bard and DALL-E, among other tools. As the promise of incorporating these generative tools in the corporate setting is all but assured in the near term, there are a number of risks that need to be minimized as companies more forward. In particular, as AI applications grow increasingly sophisticated, they raise concerns with several forms of intellectual property (IP), such as patents, copyrights, and trade secrets. This article aims to discuss these issues and provide a sample company policy for using AI-generated content such as software code.