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Artificial intelligence ‘game changer’ for IP law, legal experts say

Friday, March 02, 2018 @ 2:23 PM | By Amanda Jerome

When it comes to patents, copyright and compensation models, it’s important to ask: who is the creator/owner? Lawyers and academics are grappling with this question as the answer can flip intellectual property (IP) on its head if the creator is a machine.

“A lot of what you’re looking for when you’re looking at IP issues is ownership, inventorship and authorship. Because authorship and inventorship lead to ownership. You need to figure all of that out when you’re looking at the chain of title,” explained Maya Medeiros,...