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AI in the Patent Landscape: USPTO Directive Explores Inventorship Dynamics

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In response to the rapidly evolving landscape of innovation and the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into creative processes, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued guidance effective February...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Handshake Agreement to Assign Does Not Provide Basis for Common Ownership to Exclude Prior Art

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board recently found claims directed to a web-based point of sale system and method unpatentable as obvious after conducting a thorough examination of whether a reference with one common inventor...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Who Solved the Problem? Joint Inventors, That’s Who

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court’s decision to correct inventorship in a post-issuance inventorship dispute, finding that the alleged joint inventors’ contributions were significant...more

Fenwick & West LLP

How to Maximize Your AI-Assisted Invention’s Patentability

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Artificial intelligence is rapidly reinventing the research and development process, but until recently, patentability remained a major uncertainty. That’s until the United States Patent and Trademark Office stepped in and...more

Haug Partners LLP

Written Description for Genus Claims Following Juno Therapeutics v. Kite Pharmaceuticals

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Section 112 of the Patent Act contains multiple requirements that relate to the adequacy of an inventor’s disclosure within a patent application.  The Supreme Court has offered some clarity to inventors seeking to patent...more

Polsinelli

Regeneron v Novartis and Vetter: Walker Process Client Update

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In an appeal that attracted a dozen amici, including the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, five states, and the District of Columbia, the Second Circuit gave the Walker Process antitrust doctrine a shot in...more

Knobbe Martens

The EU AI Act – Why Companies All Over the World Should Be Preparing: A Conversation with Hanane Fathi Roswall

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In this episode of the Knobbe IP+ podcast, Knobbe Martens partner Mauricio A. Uribe speaks with European Patent Attorney and Ph. D. Hanane Fathi Roswall on the recently adopted EU AI Act. Similar to the EU GDPR, the EU AI Act...more

Benesch

Artificial Intelligence Presents Challenges for Intellectual Property Laws’ Focus on Human Creation

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and its ability to generate content closely resembling human output present issues with respect to IP ownership. Maybe you have asked ChatGPT to create a flashy advertisement or write some code...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

New Developments Help Clarify Intersection of Patent Law and Artificial Intelligence

Two recent developments, one in the U.S. and one in the U.K., have shed further light on the intersection of patent law and artificial intelligence (AI), particularly with respect to whether AI-generated inventions can be...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

A Legal Primer on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property

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On November 30, 2022, OpenAI captured the world’s attention when it introduced version 3.5 of its ChatGPT service. What began as cocktail hour conversations and funny experiments quickly made its way into boardrooms and...more

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

How Digital Health Companies are Impacted by the USPTO’s New Obviousness Guidance

Digital health companies and other software-dependent innovators may find it harder to obtain patent protection in the wake of new patent examiner guidance issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The guidance,...more

Snell & Wilmer

Creating Wealth Through Innovation

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Much has been made of the demise of U.S. manufacturing. Once the U.S. was a manufacturing powerhouse, but much of its industry has now moved overseas or south of the border to low-cost countries such as China, India, and...more

Weintraub Tobin

The Briefing: The Patent Puzzle: USPTO's Guidelines for AI Inventions

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Can AI inventions be patented? Scott Hervey and Eric Caligiuri explore recent USPTO guidance on patenting AI-assisted inventions in this installment of "The Briefing" by Weintraub Tobin....more

Weintraub Tobin

The Briefing: The Patent Puzzle: USPTO's Guidelines for AI Inventions (Podcast)

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Can AI inventions be patented? Scott Hervey and Eric Caligiuri explore recent USPTO guidance on patenting AI-assisted inventions in this installment of "The Briefing" by Weintraub Tobin....more

Smart & Biggar

Ghost in the machine: AI and patent protection

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On December 20, 2023, the UK Supreme Court dismissed Dr. Stephen Thaler’s appeal from the Court of Appeal (England and Wales), finding that AI cannot be an inventor because an inventor must be a natural person1. This issue...more

Goodwin

USPTO’s New Guidance on AI-Assisted Inventions: The Impact on the Use of AI in the Life Sciences

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On February 12, 2024, the US Patent Office and Trademark Office (USPTO) released the Inventorship Guidance for AI-assisted Inventions (the Guidance). ...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

AI rise increases importance of IP audits

Having a clear view of your company’s patents, trademarks, copyrights and ‎trade secrets is a first step to protecting your intellectual property and ‎building a process to maximize new IP value.‎ It’s well known that a...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Takeaways From USPTO's AI-Assisted Invention Guidance

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Pursuant to efforts by the federal government to develop artificial intelligence in a safe, secure and trustworthy manner, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued inventorship guidance for inventions developed with...more

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC

USPTO Guidance On The Impact Of Artificial Intelligence On Patent Inventorship

On February 12, 2024, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) released guidance and a solicitation for public comments on assessing inventorship in the context of inventions aided by artificial intelligence...more

Ladas & Parry LLP

Celebrate Diversity in Intellectual Property - Women's History Month 2024

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Ladas & Parry LLP considers diversity and inclusion as core values and principles that provide access to opportunity, maximization of expertise and a range of perspectives and ensures excellence, particularly in the IP field....more

Benesch

AI and IP: Leveraging Opportunities for Your Business

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming the world around us, and intellectual property (IP) is no exception. AI is being used to create new and innovative products and services, and it is also being used to...more

Mitratech Holdings, Inc

Workflow of the Week: Automating Intellectual Property (IP) Management

Streamline and accelerate the steps for protecting and managing intellectual property rights such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Protecting intellectual property like technological advancements,...more

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

AI News Roundup – Musk sues OpenAI, Figure AI creates humanoid robots and more

To help you stay on top of the latest news, our AI practice group has compiled a roundup of the developments we are following. ...more

WilmerHale

PTAB/USPTO Update - March 2024

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On February 13, the USPTO issued inventorship guidance for AI-assisted innovations. The guidance, effective as of February 13, 2024, emphasizes that AI-assisted inventions are not categorically unpatentable and the...more

Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

The Pros And Cons Of Protecting AI As Trade Secrets

Trade secrets have become a de facto intellectual property right for securing valuable artificial intelligence information. Despite regulatory trends toward greater transparency of AI models, federal policy acknowledges,...more

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