The Best Things in Life are Not for Free: Copyright and Generative AI Learning
Generative AI tools like Chat GPT and Stable Diffusion must have access to millions of text and images in order for them to learn and eventually generate output successfully in response to user commands. The key question for copyright lawyers
AI and Copyright: Death of the Author?
Is the postmodern condition of the death of the author in literary criticism fast becoming a reality in copyright law? Not yet. The limitless potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to analyse information, execute complex tasks, create and invent, has yet
“We Don’t Need Permission to Dance”: Key Features of the New Copyright Act 2021
Dance as a metaphor connotes relationships between control and experimentation, order and improvisation, purpose and play. The Copyright Bill 2021 which was passed in September 2021, and is expected to come into force before the end of the year, is
Mad About Memes … But is it Fair Use in Singapore?
This article assesses whether memes which are circulated on social media and the internet would be considered fair use or fair dealing under Singapore copyright law. It makes references to the decisions of the US Supreme Court and Circuit Courts
Transnationalism, Technology and Tradition: What We Are (And Should Be) Teaching
Many articles out there contemplate what the future of legal education should be. Cool phrases abound, such as being “future-ready”, “business savvy”, “technology literate” and adopting “competency-based learning” or “team-based learning”. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented challenges for
Message from Guest Editor of Theme Issue
Online Speech and the Law – Do You Say What You Mean or Mean What You Say? It has been an absolute delight working with the contributors to bring you this special edition of the Singapore Law Gazette that spotlights online
Message from Guest Editor of Public Law Theme Issue
Last year when the idea of a special issue on public law was mooted at the Publications Committee meeting, I was delighted to be tasked with assembling a veritable list of academic and practitioners to contribute articles to this edition.
A Labyrinth of Adventure, Celebration and Romance
One Michelin-starred restaurant Labyrinth truly deserves its accolades. We are indeed fortunate that Chef Han Li Guang – known as Chef LG Han – has abandoned a career in banking and entered the culinary scene in Singapore. A graduate of The