Japan amends its copyright legislation to meet future demands in AI and Big Data

« In May this year, Japan’s National Diet approved a legislation for updating its “Copyright Act”[1], a reform that focused on allowing much-needed flexibility and legal certainty for innovators. The main objective of this amendment was to promote innovative digital and Artificial Intelligence (AI) services that are emerging or will emerge in the future, primarily by removing ambiguity for using copyrighted works for understanding and analysis. (…) »