If Artificial Intelligence is the Inventor, Who Gets the Patent?
Artificial intelligence (‘AI’) can be pretty smart – smart enough to create new, useful and non-obvious inventions. Take, for example, Dr. Stephen Thaler’s AI tool ‘Device for the Autonomous Bootstrapping of Unified Sentience’ (‘DABUS’). DABUS created two inventions, a light beacon and a food container. Dr. Thaler applied for patents for those inventions around the world, […]