Gunderson Dettmer Develops Internal AI Chat App


Silicon Valley-based law firm Gunderson Dettmer has created its own generative AI chat app called ChatGD, according to legal tech expert Bob Ambrogi. The app is part of the firm’s exploration of large language models and aims to assist with legal tasks.

Law Schools Embrace AI Education

Law schools across the country are beginning to offer educational resources focused on artificial intelligence (AI) in response to its growing presence in the legal industry. Initiatives such as Harvard’s Initiative on Artificial Intelligence and the Law and Northwestern’s IMPACT Executive Education series aim to prepare the next generation of legal professionals for the future of legal tech.

Meta Settles Lawsuit with Neural Magic

Tech giant Meta has reached a settlement with AI startup Neural Magic in a lawsuit that accused Meta of allegedly stealing algorithms related to running complex mathematical calculations efficiently and enabling larger datasets in machine learning. The terms of the settlement have not been disclosed.

The Challenge of Defining AI Rules

Vivian Wesson, Executive Vice President and General Counsel at The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church and Chair of NYSBA’s AI task force, notes that AI has already changed the game in the legal industry. However, the challenge lies in establishing clear rules and guidelines for its use. Wesson’s task force is working to clarify how AI tools can be integrated into the legal profession.

Google and Universal Music Work on Licensing Deal

Google and Universal Music are in discussions to develop a licensing agreement that could serve as a model for determining intellectual property (IP) usage for AI companies. The goal is to create a tool that allows fans to create tracks using AI while respecting copyright ownership.