Specialist Chapter: Procuring Patent Protection for AI Inventions
Obtaining patents for AI technologies presents unique challenges under the current legal framework in the United States, particularly when it comes to meeting Section 101 eligibility requirements, because AI technologies often involve software and mathematical algorithms. The uncertainty in the current state of Section 101 law is largely attributed to the two-step Alice framework. Mere distinctions from a human brain may not suffice for AI claims’ eligibility.
24 January 2024