Last year the UK High Court decided that an AI system cannot be named as inventor on a patent application within the meaning of the Patents Act 1977, simply because an AI is not a person – but with the UKIPO recently calling for views on AI inventorship, could a change in law be on the horizon?

The OUP Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice has published an article by Laura Adde, an Associate in our IP team, and Joel Smith, examining the UK position on AI inventorship in relation to patent applications.

Please click here to access the full article.

Laura Adde
Laura Adde
Associate - London
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