The Supreme Court has upheld the US Court of Appeals’ decision to determine that only humans can hold patents.
A computer scientist named Stephen Thaler created an artificial intelligence program that designed a drink holder prototype. When he applied the AI-designed holder for a patent, the US Patent Office rejected the application. T
he computer scientist appealed to the Supreme Court, which rejected the hearing, subsequently upholding the decision. So, if AI can’t hold patents or trademarks, what does that mean for copyright law?Click to read full article
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