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In the past year, news coverage on generative artificial intelligence has dominated headlines. Generative AI offers dominant functionality and opportunities to leverage incredibly powerful algorithms to make new content. One area that business leaders and research and development teams may think to use generative AI is in the realm of new inventions. However, while generative AI offers great potential, it also comes with risk. Below, we discuss patent and other IP considerations related to using…

On October 30, 2023, President Biden issued a 63-page Executive Order to define the trajectory of artificial intelligence adoption, governance and usage within the United States government. The Executive Order outlines eight guiding principles and priorities for US federal agencies to adhere to as they adopt, govern and use AI. While safety and security are predictably high on the list, so too is a desire to make America a leader in the AI industry including…

In Brief Recent developments in AI technologies have led to the increased use of AI to create a range of concepts, developments, research, and even lines of software code, in response to human inputs. This has resulted in an uptick of patent applications filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (the “USPTO”) seeking patents with varying degrees of contributions from AI tools. This calls into question whether, and to what extent, inventions involving contributions…

In Brief Recent developments in AI technologies have led to the increased use of AI to create a range of works, such as art, music, stories, and even lines of software code, in response to human inputs. This has resulted in an uptick of copyright applications filed with the U.S. Copyright Office (the “Office”) seeking registrations for works with varying degrees of contributions from generative AI tools. This calls into question whether, and to what…