This Week in Washington IP: Examining the DMCA, Space Situational Awareness and Counteracting Algorithmic Bias

This week in Washington IP events on Capitol Hill, the Senate IP Subcommittee will hold the first of several hearings designed to explore the need to modernize Internet copyright law under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Elsewhere in the Senate, committee hearings will focus on cybersecurity for government and business communities as well as supporting key areas of space research. Over in the House of Representatives, Tuesday’s schedule features a busy lineup of hearings that will discuss, among other topics, commercialization of university research, issues related to autonomous vehicles and meeting workforce needs in the cybersecurity industry. On Wednesday, the House Task Force on Artificial Intelligence will address the reinforcement of bias by AI systems utilized in the financial industry.