Inside AI Policy

February 24, 2024

Patent and Trademark Office to issue guidance on how existing rules cover issues raised by AI

By Charlie Mitchell / February 8, 2024

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office sees its existing rules as sufficient to deal with challenges currently raised by artificial intelligence, according to the office’s director, and will soon issue public guidance on the applicability of these rules to AI uses.

“At present, and as indicated above, I believe that the agency’s existing rules are adequate to address the challenges that the USPTO is likely to face,” Katherine Vidal, director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, said in...

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