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Please be advised that the Dec. 7 research workshop with Charles Fried has been CANCELLED.
The launch on 8 December:
A research workshop with Charles Fried on 7 December:
A research workshop on Law, Language, and Normativity on January 12-13:
Guest speaker David Enoch on January 30:
New research published by the University of Surrey in Boston College Law Review (available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2727884) is calling for inventions by computers to be legally granted patents. Artificial intelligence is playing an ever larger role in innovation but current patent law does not recognize computers as inventors.
Without a change in the law, the findings warn that there will be less innovation, caused by uncertainty, which would prevent industry from capitalizing on the huge potential of creative computers. We are also likely to see disputes over inventorship, with individuals taking credit for inventions that are not genuinely theirs.
Do you agree that computers themselves should be named as inventors on patents?
Vote here: http://www.genengnews.com/gen-polls/active
News articles about this research:
Science Node. Can a computer be an inventor?
Seeker. A.I. Computers Should Be Named as Inventors on Patents
Think Creative. A.I. Computers Should Be Named as Inventors on Patents