Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Artificial Intelligence (AI) Collides with Patent Law

Author(s): Emna Chikhaoui, Saghir Mehar

Artificial intelligence and laws are coming to appoint where revision of laws is required to keep up with the technological advancements. Artificial intelligence is developing rapidly and there are possibilities that it may take over a lot of human endeavours one of which may also be a large part of law profession. Lawyers with their teams spend a lot of time in understanding and placing Patent claims. Hours are spent in investigating and analysing the novelty, utility and non-obvious nature of products and processes for which a claim is to be presented. A substantial expenditure goes into the process of patenting something. Facilitating laws by including AI in the whole process may substantially save us time and money involved in the process. This article explores some of the aspects of IP laws that particularly deal with Patent processes which are placed in the introduction. This article explores a model that may reduce the fear that people have for different biases that may be picked up by the artificial intelligence.