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Autonomous Machines and their Inventions

Abbott, Ryan (2017) Autonomous Machines and their Inventions Mitteilungen. pp. 429-437.

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In some cases, a computer’s output constitutes patentable subject matter, and the computer rather than a person meets the requirements for inventorship. As such machines become an increasingly common part of the inventive process, they may replace the standard of the person skilled in the art now used to judge nonobviousness. Creative computers require a rethinking of the criteria for inventiveness, and potentially of the entire patent system.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Law
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Date : October 2017
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer Deutschland GmbH/Carl Heymanns Verlag
Depositing User : Melanie Hughes
Date Deposited : 29 Sep 2017 08:12
Last Modified : 16 Jan 2019 18:57

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