The USPTO has issued guidance on “AI-assisted inventions”. The “Inventorship Guidance for AI-Assisted Inventions” states that, “a natural person must have significantly contributed to each claim in a patent application or patent”. Continue reading AI Inventors
As an experiment, I have integrated my case summary feature with ChatGPT and am using the AI engine to prepare some of the case summaries. The summaries generated by ChatGPT are identified to contrast them from summaries manually prepared or prepared using non-AI tools.
My IPPractice software uses OpenAI’s API to automatically make queries with the ChatGPT model and obtain the case summaries. I welcome any feedback!
The Federal Court issued a Notice to the Parties and the Profession “The Use of Artificial Intelligence in Court Proceedings” indicating that it expects parties to declare if they have used generative AI to create documents filed with the court. A companion “Interim Principles and Guidelines on the Court’s Use of Artificial Intelligence” introduces the court’s principles relating to AI including a statement that “The Court will not use AI, and more specifically automated decision-making tools, in making its judgments and orders, without first engaging in public consultation.”
President Biden issued an executive order today on the regulation of AI systems including on safety test results and standards for red-team testing. In a section on intellectual property, the USPTO was directed to publish guidance on patent inventorship and the use of AI and the Copyright Office to provide recommendations on works produced using AI and the treatment of copyrighted works in AI training.
Bill C-27, “Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2022”, was introduced yesterday that would
- enact the “Consumer Privacy Protection Act” directed to the use of personal information, replacing portions of PIPEDA.
- establish a tribunal for hearing appeals of decision made by the Privacy Commissioner and impose penalties.
- enact the “Artificial Intelligence and Data Act” regulating the use of artificial intelligent systems, particularly those with a ‘high-impact’.