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Day: December 29, 2019

Can Artificial Intelligence be Patented?

Can Artificial Intelligence be Patented?

Artificial Intelligence
AI is an advanced and powerful software, which is used for many applications in many different businesses. AI already has its place in things like social media, healthcare, and autonomous transport systems, and new applications are emerging almost daily. Great efforts and investments are put into developing and refining the applications. Can the results be protected to enable commercialization and dissemination? Is it possible to patent the results? Patents are a time-limited exclusive right to an invention. Anyone holding a patent may prevent others from using the invention, or allow others to use it for payment by license. The inventions which can be patented are those which provide a technical solution to a problem. The technical solution must be new, and thus not previously shown or...