111. Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact on the Practice of Law

DATE: Thursday, July 20, 2017      TIME: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION: City Hall, Committee Room 120

Artificial Intelligence is like the Internet in the early 90’s – everyone is talking about it, but nobody really knows what it means or what impact it will have.  This panel will trace the rise of AI generally, before turning to a discussion of how AI may impact the future of the practice of law.

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Matthew Ahn

Senior Corporate Counsel, Oracle

Matthew Ahn is a Senior Corporate Counsel in the litigation group at Oracle Corporation.  In addition to managing a large docket of intellectual property and commercial disputes, Matt is involved with the affirmative licensing of Oracle’s Java platform and assists development and engineering teams with legal issues pertaining to Oracle’s hardware and software offerings.  Recent accomplishments include his negotiation of a $0 settlement and a litigation walkaway with two non-practicing entities, and participation in a number of successful IPR proceedings.

Previously, Matt was an attorney with Morrison & Foerster, where he helped a client secure its billion dollar jury verdict in a landmark patent and trademark case relating to smartphones and tablets.  Matt is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, and clerked for the Honorable James A. Parker in the District of New Mexico just before Breaking Bad fans began streaming into Albuquerque.

Enoch Liang

Founding Partner, LTL Attorneys, LLP

Enoch Liang is a founding partner of LTL Attorneys, LLP, the nation’s largest minority-and-women owned litigation boutique with nearly 40 attorneys.  Enoch heads LTL’s Northern California office and the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice.

Enoch is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected to the “Super Lawyers” list by Thomson Reuters multiple times. In 2016, the World Trademark Review named Enoch as a “Recommended Expert” in trademark litigation. That same year, the BTI Consulting Group named Enoch a “Client Service All-Star,” one of only 30 IP attorneys nationwide in the entire report. 

Recently, Enoch helped found LEGALMATION, a start-up company focused on leveraging artificial intelligence for litigation-related tasks.  LEGALMATION has partnered with IBM WATSON, and has entered into discussions for pilot projects with some of the country’s largest legal departments—both in-house and at law firms.