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Asking AI to Explain Itself – a Problem of Sufficiency

In this article, Kirkland attorneys Steven Baldwin and Gabriella Bornstein consider the sufficiency hurdle for patenting an invention by AI and how R&D departments might overcome this issue for their prospective inventions.

"Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are at the centre of innovation in 2020. ...However, development of any market-leading advantage should be done with an awareness of how to protect that investment and retain the advantage. So, can you get a monopoly on your AI's lucrative invention? This article considers potential hurdles to patent protection and some suggested solutions."

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This article appeared in its entirety in the March 19, 2020, edition of Managing IP.