One of most challenging discussions in the field of exclusive rights is how the Artificial Intelligence (AI) is impacting in the assessment of those rights. Specially, dealing with patents and copyright works, experts wonder if AI is likely to alter some of the most fundamental pillars of exclusive rights. Think about the fulfillment and finding of novelty and non-obviousness requirements (patent’s basic issues) or the authorship of machines or robots with respect to literary or artistic works or even performances.
Not to mention the ethical consequences of the use of AI.
How to conceptualize AI? Can a feeling be programmed? How is AI actually impacting on IP rights? Will the day come in which an AI will be named creator of a work?
These are some of the questions that currently arise around Artificial Intelligence and that José Carlos Erdozain, Of Counsel and Intellectual Property expert lawyer in PONS IP comments in his article ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IP for the MIP, Managing Intellectual Property, published in the past April 29th.