January 2020

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There are plenty of stories about the likelihood of AI taking over jobs and roles normally done by humans. Even back in 2015, the BBC was sufficiently concerned to provide a helpful page entitled “Will a robot take your job?” More recently, the patent profession has been wondering whether Artificial Intelligence might take over the inherently creative role of inventor. In a couple of recent moves, both the European Patent Office and the U.K. Intellectual Property Office have indicated that they are not yet ready to take this step. European Patent Office (EPO) Sixteen short minutes of deliberation in late December were enough to allowRead More →