Gridsum and Peking University Law School Establish Legal AI Lab and Research Institute

Gridsum Holding Inc. (“Gridsum” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: GSUM), a leading provider of cloud-based big-data analytics and artificial intelligence (“AI”) solutions in China, today announced that it has partnered with Peking University Law School to establish the Peking University Legal AI Lab and Research Institute (the “Legal AI Lab”) to focus on the analysis, development and application of AI across China’s legal ecosystem. The Legal AI Lab was officially launched today at a ceremony attended by Ms. Jingyi Ye, Deputy Party Committee Secretary of Peking University, Mr. Shouwen Zhang, Dean of Peking University Law School and Director of the Legal AI Lab, Mr. Xiaolei Yang, Vice President of […]

Robot in Chinese Court and Online-Only Court in China

The worldwide trend of legal services being enhanced with technology has reached China. Here are two separate developments: • China Daily has reported that the Chinese capital’s first artificial intelligence robot for legal services was put into operation in a Beijing court. The robot provides simple legal advice and guidance for litigants. • An online court has been established that specialises in internet related disputes, “concerning areas such as online shopping disputes, copyright protection, Internet loans and domain name disputes. Legal officials believe the city of Hangzhou, which is home to tech giants such as Alibaba, is the ideal place to house such an innovation”. […]