[ExI] AI as inventor? No.

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 17:55:22 UTC 2020

>From the magazine Nature:

The US Patent and Trademark Office has ruled that artificial-intelligence
(AI) systems cannot be credited as inventors
The case was raised in response to patent applications for a food container
and a flashing light, both created by software called DABUS. The
organization behind it was not arguing that an AI should own intellectual
property, only that it should be listed as an inventor. But patent law
clearly refers to humans, using pronouns such as ‘he’ or ‘she’, the agency
concluded. The UK and European patent offices reached similar conclusions
last year.     bill w
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.extropy.org/pipermail/extropy-chat/attachments/20200430/8aca710d/attachment.htm>

More information about the extropy-chat mailing list