DABUS AI System Granted Patent by Australian Court
DSA ADS Course - 2021
Artificial Intelligence, Patent Law, Patents, Intellectual Property
See attached decision and at: https://www.judgments.fedcourt.gov.au/judgments/Judgments/fca/single/2021/2021fca0879
Challenges basic patent black letter concept law that only humans can be inventors. They argue DABUS AI system can autonomously perform the "inventive step" required to be eligible for a patent.
This will soon be litigated in United States and other state IP legal systems.
If the legal reasoning (AI system can autonomously perform the "inventive step" required to be eligible for a patent) is widely adopted it changes the IP landscape dramatically.