Who owns the IP if a machine has an idea?

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Can machines have their own ideas and - if so - who owns them?
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Can machines have their own ideas and - if so - who owns them?

Charlotte Walker-Osborn of Eversheds Sutherland LLP believes the industry will need to tackle this question sooner than it thinks...

The UK government has set up a commission to look at the issues surrounding artificial intelligence and MEPs voted on January 12 this year for the drafting of regulations to govern the use and creation...

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