The UK Court of Appeal Refuses to Accept AI as an Inventor
shot by IP News Shots / 5:58 pm on 22 September, 2021
The Court of Appeal (UK) refused to accept an artificial intelligence (AI) machine as an inventor in UK. This comes as a critical judgement in a global battle over the technology. The appeals court stated that under British law, only an individual or individuals are allowed to be an inventor(s) and that an AI machine could not apply for patents for computer generated inventions.
Industry: AI/ML/DL | News Category: Litigations | Type of IP: Patent
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