JONES DAY TALKS®: When AI Invents: Two Applications Test U.S. Patent Law
Two recent patent applications seek protection for inventions that were created autonomously by artificial intelligence without a human inventor. The applicants want the AI to be deemed the inventor and the AI’s owners to receive the patent rights.
Emily Tait and Carl Kukkonen discuss how the United States Patent and Trademark Office is exploring the relationship between AI and patent law.
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