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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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Why we think AI can be an inventor on a patent application

JD Supra Law

On April 18, 2023, we submitted a Supreme Court amicus brief expressing our encouragement for the justices to rule on the question of whether it is proper for an artificial intelligence (AI) to be an inventor on a patent application. By: McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

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The UK Supreme Court Confirms That ?AI Cannot Be the “Inventor” for a UK ?Patent Application

JD Supra Law

On 20 December 2023 the UK Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the long-running saga of the DABUS patent applications in the United Kingdom.

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UK Supreme Court rules on AI and Patent Applications

IP Tech Blog

The grounds for the court’s decision was the definition of “inventor” under the Patents Act 1977 (the Act ) which requires the inventor of a patent to be a natural person. So for the moment, the position under the UK patent system is that AI is very much a tool rather than an autonomous agent in its own right.

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Artificial Intelligence system as inventor in South African patent application: The case of DABUS

The IPKat

Late last month, South Africa's Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) became the first Patent Office in the world to award a patent that names an artificial intelligence as the inventor of a product. a machine/device) to be named as the inventor in a patent application. What to do.?

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Don’t Be Barred: Reminder to Inventors and Patent Applicants – Do NOT Bring Your Invention into Public View Before Filing a Patent Application

JD Supra Law

provides a timeline reminder to inventors and patent applicants: Do not bring your invention into public view before you have filed your patent application, and if you do, remember the one-year critical date for filing. Otherwise, your patent runs the risk of later invalidation. Hologic, Inc.

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New Inventors Get More Time For Patent Pilot Program

IP Law 360

Federal patent officials are giving a yearlong extension to a program that allows smaller inventors who are filing their first patent applications to cut the line for their inventions to be reviewed.