Protecting Artificial Intelligence: Unraveling the New Wave of IP Challenges and Opportunities
Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most promising technologies in driving new innovations in various industries today. As companies seek ways to protect their AI invention, significant intellectual property (IP) challenges and opportunities continue to emerge. Top AI patent issues include training data protection, infringement liability determination, and AI-generated solutions’ inventorship.
With this, companies’ IP portfolio management strategies must keep pace with the evolving AI patent landscape not only to guard their innovations but also to leverage potential opportunities for business operations.
Join a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the significant IP trends and issues in patenting AI. Speakers will also discuss practical patenting tips to avoid risk issues while maximizing opportunities.
Key topics include:
- The Intersection of AI and IP: Significant Trends and Developments
- Notable AI-Based Patent Filings
- Maximizing Opportunities
- Minimizing Legal Risks and Pitfalls
- Best IP Strategies
- What Lies Ahead
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
What is Artificial Intelligence – a computer science perspective
- Artificial Intelligence – Turing Test
- Hardware/Software – computational complexity
- Emerging Technologies:
- Speech Interaction (Alexa)
- Speech Dictation
- Game Playing
- Personal Assistants
- Autonomous Vehicles (Self Driving Vehicles)
What is Machine Learning
- Machine Learning vs. Rule Based Systems (Cyc - goal of enabling AI applications to perform human-like reasoning)
- Deep Learning vs. other Supervised Learning Techniques
- Feature Engineering
- Training vs Adopting
- Section 101 Patentability Issues, Abstract Ideas
- Written Description – Sufficient Disclosure
- Inventions Developed by Artificial Intelligence
- Inventions examined by Artificial Intelligence
Recap: U.S. PTO Request for Comments
Who Should Attend:
- Technology Lawyers
- Patent Attorneys
- IP Consultants and Experts
- Patent Licensing Attorneys
- Chief Technology Officers
- Top Level Executives
- Public and Private Companies
- Other Related/Interested Professionals
Robert W. Downs has been involved with artificial intelligence (AI) for 35 years. He is presently a patent agent for a patent law firm. Utilizing his background in AI, Machine Learning, and Database Management, Mr. Downs prepares patent applications in technologies that involve computer software, including machine learning.
Mr. Downs previously served over 10 years as a primary patent examiner in the art unit handling AI. Mr. Downs started his career at the U.S. Department of the Navy where he managed projects in artificial intelligence. Mr. Downs holds advanced degrees in computer science, with a focus on artificial intelligence, database management, electronic commerce, and bioinformatics.
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About Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
Oblon, one of the largest law firms in the United States focused exclusively on intellectual property law. For more than 50 years, Oblon has provided a full range of intellectual property services from IP transactions and litigation to trademark and design for industries, such as chemicals; electronics and software; heavy industry; consumer products; life sciences; and energy and renewables.