Last month, Melbourne Uni. held a seminar in which Professors Gans (Toronto), Paterson (Melbourne) and Weatherall debated whether AI systems could or should be considered inventors for the purposes of patent law.
A video recording of their discussion is now available here.
Meanwhile, the Max Planck Institute in Germany has published:
- Artificial Intelligence Systems as Inventors? A Position Statement of 7 September 2021 in View of the Evolving Case-Law Worldwide