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AI-Assisted Inventions: Are They Patentable? Who is the Inventor?

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) may change how we invent: many envision a collaborative approach between human inventors and AI systems that develop novel solutions to problems together. Such AI-assisted inventions present a new set of legal issues under patent law. On February 13, 2024, the U.S. 101 and 115.

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AI-Assisted Inventions: Is There a Duty to Disclose the Use of AI?

Intellectual Property Law Blog

patent application has a duty to disclose to the USPTO all information which is materially relevant in assessing the patentability of the invention. With the advent of such AI-assisted inventions, the USPTO is rethinking its requirements regarding the duty of disclosure. Everyone involved in the filing and prosecution of a U.S.

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USPTO Issues Inventorship Guidance for AI-Assisted Inventions - AI-Assisted Inventions are Not Categorically Unpatentable

JD Supra Law

On February 13, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued inventorship guidance, effective immediately, for inventions created with the assistance of artificial intelligence (AI). By: Lowenstein Sandler LLP

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The criteria for the novelty and inventive step of pharmaceutical selection inventions (T 1356/21)

The IPKat

The case related to the novelty and inventive step of a second medical use claim. The Board of Appeal considered the appropriate application of EPO case law on the novelty of dosage regimes and selection inventions, and the reliance on an unexpected technical effect for inventive step.

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AI-assisted inventions: USPTO’s most recent guidance for determining inventorship

JD Supra Law

A very important question at the intersection of AI and IP is: how do we define inventorship in situations where artificial intelligence plays a role in the creation of an invention? By: Smart & Biggar

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BREAKING: USPTO Says AI-Assisted Invention Patents Hinge On Humans

IP Law 360

Patent and Trademark Office on Monday issued guidance on how it will determine whether inventions developed with the assistance of artificial intelligence can be patented, explaining that a human must have made a "significant contribution."

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Inventorship guidance for AI-assisted inventions published by the USPTO

The IPKat

On 12 February 2024, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced with a press release the publication of its Inventorship Guidance for AI-Assisted Inventions (Guidance). The guidance embraces the use of AI in innovation and provides that AI-assisted inventions are not categorically unpatentable.