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The pursuit of clarity over whether an AI-generated invention can be patented may be headed to SCOTUS

DABUS defender Ryan Abbott speaks with IAM about his global mission for case law on machine-made innovations as he plans to take case to top US court

27 October 2022

UK IPO case studies offer some clarity on AI invention patentability

Saturday Opinion: EIP patent attorneys discuss value of concrete examples including as important ammunition for prosecution of AI cases

22 October 2022

Asia, US IP office leaders look to keep apace with AI and NFTs

Patent bodies must adapt and evolve to address knowledge gaps in changing digital landscape

09 September 2022

The dangers of patent counting to assess technology leadership

Former USPTO Director Andrei Iancu warns that the US is facing “a new Sputnik moment”, but he and others at an online event caution against reading too much into raw numbers

01 September 2022

Why the new CHIPS + Science Act matters for IP

Although many provisions were stripped out of the final version of the legislation, it still contains important tech transfer-related elements, while the huge sums for R&D it envisages are almost certain to spawn more patents

30 August 2022

Infosys shifts patent filing strategy towards AI and digital experiences

IP head Faiz Rahman discusses a change in trend and the Indian software and IT services company’s focus on securing high quality assets

24 August 2022

How to obtain commercially useful patents for AI in Europe

Although it is tempting to think that such rights are too difficult to secure, there are ways through to getting meaningful protection from the EPO

18 August 2022

Seven steps to secure and safeguard US patents for AI-assisted inventions

The Federal Circuit’s recent Thaler v Vidal ruling may create opportunities for accused infringers to challenge the validity of rights that claim inventions obtained, even in part, through such systems

09 August 2022

Developments at the EPO on patenting AI-assisted inventions require close scrutiny

A recent decision handed down by the Boards of Appeal may mean greater patenting opportunities for innovators using AI to help create their inventions

30 July 2022

Optimising the integration of AI and human intelligence – lessons for tomorrow’s IP practice

While a new generation of tools promise to facilitate the creation of high-value assets, Benedikt Biechele, Brendan Sever and Bruce Rubinger warn that integrating them with professionals’ subject-matter expertise remains a major challenge

27 July 2022

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