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Patenting the Output of Autonomously Inventive Machines

Abbott, Ryan (2017) Patenting the Output of Autonomously Inventive Machines Landslide, 10 (1). pp. 16-22.

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An innovation revolution is on the horizon. Artificial intelligence (AI) has been generating inventive output for decades, and now the continued and exponential growth in computing power is poised to take creative machines from novelties to major drivers of economic growth. A creative singularity in which computers overtake human inventors as the primary source of new discoveries is foreseeable.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Law
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Date : September 2017
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright © 2017 by the American Bar Association. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher.
Additional Information : This article is adapted from the author’s article “I Think, Therefore I Invent: Creative Computers and the Future of Patent Law,” 57 B.C. L. Rev. 1079 (2016).
Depositing User : Melanie Hughes
Date Deposited : 29 Sep 2017 08:25
Last Modified : 16 Jan 2019 18:57

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