Legal Issues of Artificial Intelligence and Smart Medical Devices in Healthcare
8:30 am - 10:30 am
NOVA - 505 West Olive Ave, Sunnyvale- Suite 799:
Stephan S. Wu, JD
Silicon Valley Law Group
Artificial intelligence and robotics will cause sweeping changes to society, including in the area of healthcare and medical devices. AI and smart medical devices have the potential to enhance health and care outcomes, improve patient experiences, lower healthcare costs, and improve health professionals’ experiences. Yet, with new technologies, legal issues will crop up. Examples include HIPAA compliance, security breaches, product liability, and malpractice. This program will cover the impact of AI and robotics on healthcare, key legal issues that arise, and how providers and technology companies can manage legal risks.
Event Speaker Bio:
Stephen Wu is a shareholder with Silicon Valley Law Group in San Jose. He advises clients on transactions, compliance, liability, investigations, security, and privacy matters regarding the latest technologies in areas such as robotics, artificial intelligence, automated transportation, the Internet of Things, and Big Data. He drafts and negotiates service agreements, hardware purchase agreements, licenses, marketing agreements, and other technology contracts. His litigation practice includes resolving information technology and intellectual property disputes. Steve served as the[masked] Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Science & Technology Law. In 2007, he helped form the Section's Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Committee. He later helped start the Internet of Things and Big Data Committees in the Section. Steve graduated from Harvard Law School in 1988 and was VeriSign’s second in-house attorney where he managed the team maintaining its digital certification Internet security service's policies and procedures. The American Bar Association published his seventh book, A Guide to HIPAA Security and the Law Second Edition, in 2016. This year, the American Bar Association published his book chapters on robot and AI product liability and connected transportation systems legal issues.