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When AI Invents: Is the Invention Patentable?

In a decision published on April 27, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office determined that only a human can be considered an inventor. So, who owns the patent when artificial intelligence makes the invention? What are the practical and logistical complications inherent in artificial intelligence-created inventions? With technology advancing faster than the legal system, what can we expect moving forward?

Stanley M. Gibson, Chair of JMBM’s Patent Litigation Group discusses these issues in the article, “What Happens When Artificial Intelligence Invents: Is the Invention Patentable?” published in the Vol. 41 No. 4 issue of AI Magazine.

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