Reconciling Trade Secrets and AI Explainability: Face Recognition Technologies as a Case Study

R Matulionyte, ‘Reconciling Trade Secrets and Explainable AI: face recognition technology as a case study’ (2022) 44(1) European Intellectual Property Review 46

14 Pages Posted: 30 Nov 2021

Date Written: November 30, 2021

Abstract

Trade secrets have been increasingly used by Artificial Intelligence (AI) industry to protect commercial interests underlying AI modules. This has a potential to interfere with the AI explainability principle. This article explores in which situations a conflict between trade secret protection and AI explainability principle is likely to arise and how this conflict could be addressed.

Keywords: Artificial intelligence, machine learning, face recognition technology, explainability, transparency, ethics, trade secrets

Suggested Citation

Matulionyte, Rita, Reconciling Trade Secrets and AI Explainability: Face Recognition Technologies as a Case Study (November 30, 2021). R Matulionyte, ‘Reconciling Trade Secrets and Explainable AI: face recognition technology as a case study’ (2022) 44(1) European Intellectual Property Review 46, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3974221

Rita Matulionyte (Contact Author)

Macquarie Law School ( email )

North Ryde
Sydney, New South Wales 2109
Australia

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