IP lawyers Harrison Ottaway and Helen Macpherson discuss the contentious topic of the patentability of computer implemented inventions (CII) in Australian patent law.
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Do you need to see your competitor’s source code before you bring an infringement claim?
A recent UK court decision has highlighted the difficulties in obtaining pre-action disclosure of allegedly infringing and confidential source code.
European Patent Office provides guidance on artificial intelligence patentability
The European Patent Office (EPO) recently issued guidance on the patenting of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies. What does this mean for businesses in the field?
Protecting IP rights - AI technology in Australia
AI has the potential to be both the creator and product of innovation. This article will identify and consider issues that AI will create for the IP rights of those operating in Australia.
Why collaborative AI can become a legal minefield
The race is on to produce innovative AI-enabled products and services. Determining who owns or controls the IP rights of a new technology can get messy if contracts do not exist or do not contain clear IP terms
How can AI apply to agriculture?
AI tools are being used to improve the entire food supply chain. This will become even more important as the world’s growing population creates an increasing demand for agricultural production.
AI and Drug Development: The current landscape and IP considerations
AI has the potential to revolutionise the pharmaceuticals industry. Key considerations include how to monetise these innovations and what types of IP protection are available for AI-influenced drug discoveries?
Submissions now open to Artificial Intelligence Stakeholders: Canada’s Copyright Act Review
As the protection and use of artificial intelligence technologies is significantly influenced by both the Patent Act and Copyright Act, this is an important opportunity for artificial intelligence stakeholders.
Artificial intelligence and intellectual property considerations
We discuss the technological impact that artificial intelligence (AI) will have on intellectual property rights in the corporate world.
Opportunity for Artificial Intelligence stakeholders to shape Copyright Act
On December 14, 2017, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada announced that Parliament will undertake a review of Canada’s Copyright Act.