Monday, December 27 2021   \  Published by digwatch.

European Patent Office confirms decision that AI cannot be considered inventor

The Legal Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO) has confirmed that, according to the European Patent Convention (EPC), an inventor designated in a patent application must be a human being. The decision was taken in response to an appeal to two decisions of the Receiving Section of EPO, which refused two applications in which an artificial intelligence (AI) system called DABUS was designed as inventor. Read more

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