After touching on some of the conceptual and practical hurdles facing the developing field of robot law, this article will describe the Japanese koseki system of family registration and then explain why it offers a source of models and analogies that are useful in the development of a framework for regulating robots.
Colin P. Jones,
The Robot Koseki: A Japanese Law Model for Regulating Autonomous Machines,
14 J. Bus. & Tech. L.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.umaryland.edu/jbtl/vol14/iss2/3