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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. The Guidance begins with the premise that only natural persons can be named as inventors on U.S. On February 13, 2024, the U.S. Principle No.

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All Inventors are Human; All Humans are Inventors

Patently-O

Vidal ask the Supreme Court one simple question: Does the Patent Act categorically restrict the statutory term ‘inventor’ to human beings alone? In Thaler’s case, the PTO and courts short-circuited the patentability analysis because the purported inventor is a machine, and machines simply are not permitted to be inventors.

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Patenting with Artificial Inventors

JD Supra Law

Vidal, a Federal Court of Appeals case that determined whether AI can be listed as an inventor on a patent. Court precedent and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) guidelines have taken the place of written law to guide the USPTO in matters relating to AI. A notable example of this is Thaler v. By: Dickinson Wright

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Patenting with Artificial Inventors

LexBlog IP

Vidal , a Federal Court of Appeals case that determined whether AI can be listed as an inventor on a patent application. In this case, Dr. Stephen Thaler created an AI program that he listed as the only inventor on two US patent applications. The USPTO rejected these applications for lack of a proper inventor. prior art).

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Brazilian Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Allow AI as Inventor

IP Watchdog

Bill #303/2024 proposes the addition of a paragraph to Article 6 of the IP Statute, which regulates ownership of inventions, with the following wording: “in the case of inventions autonomously generated by artificial intelligence system, the patent can be requested in the name of the artificial intelligence system that has created the invention, being (..)

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BREAKING: AI Can't Be Patent Inventor, Top UK Court Rules

IP Law 360

s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that an artificial intelligence cannot be the named inventor of a patent under current legislation, concluding that British law requires a "natural person" to be behind an invention.

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Alleged Co-Inventor Not Bringing Home the Bacon This Time

The IP Law Blog

Well, it turns out that not all contributions count when it comes to being an inventor of a patent for a better method of precooking bacon. Unitherm”), argued that it had rights to the patent because its president was an inventor and should be added to the patent. Also, Howard was not named as an inventor. The court in Pannu v.

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