AI systems cannot be named on patent filings, US court rules

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AI systems cannot be named on patent filings, US court rules
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AI systems cannot be named on patent filings, US court rules

Inventors must be 'natural persons', to prevent abuse by corporations

A US federal court has ruled that artificial intelligence systems cannot be listed as an inventor on patents, because the US Patent Act allows only a human to be named in that field. The decision came...

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