Insights: News Artificial Intelligence Technologies Facing Heavy Scrutiny at the USPTO
The stark reality appears to be that artificial intelligence technologies are likely to be more heavily scrutinized under 35 U.S.C. § 101 and less likely to be allowed.
Artificial intelligence technologies are transforming industries and improving human productivity and health. For example, artificial intelligence (A.I.) is used in vehicle navigation to identify quicker routes between destinations, in voice assistants to process natural-language commands, and in robotic systems to assist with surgeries. Yet, the use of A.I. by (or for) the everyday consumer is just scratching the surface of A.I.’s transformative potential. Artificial intelligence may provide an economic boost of approximately $14 trillion within two decades.
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