Original title: American court ruled: The creation of artificial intelligence systems cannot obtain invention patents because they are not humans
IT House on August 9th, according to TheVerge report, the Federal Federal Court has ruled that the artificial intelligence system cannot obtain a invention patent because they are not humans.
According to reports, the Federal Circuit Court recently ruled that the creation and invention of artificial intelligence software tools developed by computer scientist Stephen Thaler cannot apply for copyright and patent. In 2019, Seller had applied for copyright created by an artificial intelligence system called "Creative Machine", but the application failed, and the US Copyright Administration maintained the decision in the appeal in 2022. The U.S. Patent Office also ruled in 2020 that Sailler's artificial intelligence system Dabus could not be a legal inventor because it was not a "natural person", and this ruling was supported by the judge in 2021. The Federal Court now confirms the ruling again.
IT House learned that the judge Leonard P. Stark wrote in the court's opinion that the American Patent Law clearly stipulates that only humans can hold patents. The law calls patent holders "individuals". The Supreme Court has ruled that the term "usually means humans, one person" (following "how we use the word in daily term"); "She" and "he", not as "itself".
The ruling confirmed the status quo of the American Artificial Intelligence Patent Law and supported the international legal opinions that are gradually consolidating. The EU Patent Office and the Australian High Court have made similar rulings in recent years (although in Australia, a federal court initially made initially made a federal court. It is conducive to the ruling of artificial intelligence patent holders).
According to Bloomberglaw, Cyrilia plans to appeal to the ruling of the tour court. His lawyers criticize the court's "narrow and textist interpretation" of the court, saying that "this ignores the purpose of the Patent Law, and manual artificialness The invention generated by intelligence is now the result of not patent in the United States. This is a verdict with real negative social consequences. "