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Targeting Algorithmic Discrimination in the Employment Context, First-of-Its-Kind Colorado AI Act Beats Out California Bills for Now

A new frontier emerges in the shadow of Colorado’s majestic peaks – Colorado’s governor signed into law a first-of-its-kind comprehensive artificial intelligence (“AI”) law in May 2024. Senate Bill (“SB”) 24-205, commonly known as the “Colorado AI Act,” regulates the risk of algorithmic discrimination arising continue reading...

The Ninth Circuit Addresses Judicial Power over Trademark Applications and the Lawful Use of Trademarks on Cannabis (I Mean, Tobacco) Products

The Ninth Circuit issued two opinions in BBK Tobacco & Foods LLP v. Central Coast Agriculture, Inc. finding judicial power over pending trademark applications and an exception shielding trademark registrations for marks used with cannabis products. BBK Tobacco & Foods LLC (“BBK”) markets a variety continue reading...