Strong AI to Super-intelligence: How is AI placed vis-à-vis Intellectual Property Rights

  • Raju Narayana Swamy Principal Secretary, Government of Kerala, India.
Keywords: Artificial Intelligence, Intellectual Property, Super-intelligence, Machine Learning, AI in India, IPR in India

Abstract

The paper analyses how Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled systems can be brought into the Intellectual Property (IP) ecosystem. It dwells upon the question of AI- IP interface from three perspectives, viz., (a) AI as a technology to manage IPRs, (b) IP rights as an obstacle to the transparency of AI and, (c) patents as well as copyrights as legal systems that can foster AI. The three-step test for obtaining a patent- novelty, inventive step and utility - is looked at through the lens of AI technology. Issues such as patent evergreening, best vs worst embodiment and liability for illegal acts which cannot be traced to human actors are delved into. The article concludes with the need for a uniform treatment of the AI system across the board by bringing in an amendment to TRIPS and the necessity to usher in regulators for adjudication.

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Published
2021-10-30
How to Cite
Swamy, R. N. (2021). Strong AI to Super-intelligence: How is AI placed vis-à-vis Intellectual Property Rights. International Journal of Computer Communication and Informatics, 3(2), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.34256/ijcci2121



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