Commenting on the USPTO’s Federal Register Notice calling for public comment on AI and inventorship, Washington, DC Principal Blair Jacobs noted that “it is not hard to envision scenarios where AI evolves past its initial programming and develops a patentable unpredictable result, method, or technique.” He added that “while current U.S. law is clear that only human beings can be named as inventors, it is becoming more apparent that either legislative or judicial assistance is necessary to keep up with the rapid technological ascent of AI in the innovation process.” Click here to read the full article.


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