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Tech Talks – AI & Intellectual Property in the Cayman Islands

May 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Enterprise Cayman for a dynamic panel discussion as they dive into the intersection of AI and Intellectual Property.

Gain insights into the evolving landscape of AI innovation, legal considerations, and strategies for protecting intellectual property in this rapidly advancing technological era. Throughout the discussion panelists will explore the opportunities and challenges shaping the future of innovation in the Cayman Islands.

The event is free to attend.

Guest Speakers

Quentin Cregan, Panelist
Quentin is a Partner in Maples and Calder’s Dispute Resolution and Insolvency team at Maples Group, Cayman Islands. Dr. Cregan received his PhD from the University of Oxford, on the topic of Remedies and Intellectual Property Enforcement. He advises and acts as counsel in large-scale commercial litigation and intellectual property disputes, software deployment/technology disputes, and corporate/hedge fund trading (including trading software) matters. Dr. Cregan has experience in matters concerning the complex intersection of corporate, insolvency, and private trust law with intellectual property. Prior to 2003, Quentin worked as a software developer and systems/network security administrator in the US (Silicon Valley and New York), and other countries.

Andrew Torrance, Panelist
Andrew is the Paul E. Wilson Distinguished Professor of Law and Associate Dean of Graduate and International Law at the University of Kansas School of Law. He received his Bachelor of Science from Queen’s University (Canada) in 1991, Ph.D. in Biology from Harvard University in 1997, and J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2000. Torrance teaches and conducts research in patent law, intellectual property, innovation, food and drug regulation, biotechnology law, biodiversity law, bio law, and empirical, experimental, and big data approaches to the law. He has published more than 25 scholarly works which have appeared in journals such as the Yale Journal of Law and Technology, the Stanford Technology Law Review, the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review and the Berkeley Technology Law Journal.

Julian Morris, Moderator
Julian Morris is a Cayman-based economist and policy analyst with 30 years’ experience working with think tanks, businesses, and governments. A Senior Scholar at the International Center for Law and Economics, a Senior Fellow at Reason Foundation, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, he is the author of over 100 scholarly articles, including several on the role of intellectual property. Recent work includes a study on how Cayman facilitates economic growth and good governance and a short article on the likely effects of AI on international financial centers. Julian is an active member of several non-profit boards and advisory boards, including the Decentralized Cooperation Foundation, Cayman’s Acts of Random Kindness, 345 Robotics, and the Cayman Islands Artificial Intelligence Society. He is also involved with numerous startups. A graduate of the University of Edinburgh, Julian has master’s degrees from UCL and Cambridge University and a graduate diploma in law from the University of Westminster. He previously ran think tanks in the US and UK, taught economics at two universities, co-founded the Electronic Journal of Sustainable Development, and was a member of the editorial board of the Cayman Financial Review.

Additional Information

Registration required. Please note that space is limited.


May 16
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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