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West Virginia Law Review symposium to explore artificial intelligence

WVU Law 2021 West Virginia Law Review Symposium AI and the Law

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — As Artificial Intelligence becomes more commonplace in society, it is having an impact on the law.

On February 25 and 26, the West Virginia Law Review will explore topics at the intersection of AI and the law with a range of experts in a virtual symposium hosted by the West Virginia University College of Law.

Artificial Intelligence and the Law starts at 10 a.m. on February 25 and 9:30 a.m. on February 26. Panelists and speakers will explore AI in legal ethics, intellectual property, access to justice, consumer protection, technology and social media.

Admission is free for the public and $125 for attorneys seeking continuing legal education credit. All symposium attendees must register at West Virginia Continuing Legal Education.

Professor Sandra Wachter of the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford will deliver the keynote address at 11 a.m. on February 26. She is a senior research fellow focusing on law and ethics of AI, big data, robotics and internet regulation.

Other featured speakers are Emile Loza de Sile, a technology and cybersecurity law professor at Duquesne University, and Dean Alderucci, the director of research for the Center for Artificial Intelligence and Patent Analysis at Carnegie Mellon University.

Expert panelists participating in the AI and the Law symposium include Janine Hiller, professor of business law at Virginia Tech; Stephen Henderson, professor of law at the University of Oklahoma; Daryl Lim, director of the Center for Intellectual Property, Information and Privacy Law at the University of Illinois Chicago; and Maya Madeiros, an intellectual property lawyer with the global firm Norton Rose Fulbright.

More information, including a complete agenda, is available at



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