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UofW Law Speaker Series: Patentability of AI-generated Inventions
February 5, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Artificial Intelligence and, in general, 4th industrial revolution technologies are bringing radical changes to everyday life. Such technologies allow the automation of not only physical tasks but also intellectual tasks, previously performable by human beings only. The ongoing diffusion of smart processes involves, amongst others, inventive activities. Indeed, AI already has, and will increasingly have, a determinant role in those activities that can lead to inventions.
To what extent AI can actually “invent”?
What are the aspects of the patent systems that might be challenged by AI-assisted inventions?
Can and should inventions generated with AI be patented?
Are AI-assisted inventions likely to impact on the role of patents in the pharmaceutical market?