Landmark Case: UK Supreme Court Rules AI Cannot Be Patent ‘Inventor’ | World News – Times of India

Landmark Case: UK Supreme Court Rules AI Cannot Be Patent 'Inventor' | World News - Times of India

LONDON: An American computer scientist on Wednesday lost his bid to register a patent on inventions created by his artificial intelligence system, in a landmark case in Britain over whether AI can own patent rights.
Stephen Thaler wanted two patents in the UK for inventions he says were devised by his “creative machine” called Debs.
His attempt to register a patent was rejected by the UK. Intellectual Property Office On the basis that the inventor must be a human being or a company rather than a machine.
Thaler appealed to Britain. Supreme Courtwhich unanimously rejected his appeal on Wednesday.
In announcing the court’s decision, Judge David Kitchen said that under UK patent law “an inventor must be a natural person.”
Thaler lost a similar bid in the United States earlier this year, when the Supreme Court there refused the US Patent and Trademark Office to grant patents for inventions created by its AI system. But he refused to listen to a challenge.

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