Inside AI Policy

May 23, 2024

Limited-government advocacy group praises Patent Office guidance on AI and ‘inventorship’

By Charlie Mitchell / May 14, 2024

The Committee for Justice, a group that argues for limited government within constitutional constraints, says the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is on target with its guidance on “inventorship” and AI-assisted inventions, and that a flexible definition of “human contributions” will fuel both technological and societal advancements.

The Patent Office in February issued a request for comments on “inventorship guidance for inventions assisted by artificial intelligence” which explained how such inventions can qualify for patents, under a requirement in...

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