AI as an Inventor

By |2021-11-07T09:48:46+00:00November 2nd, 2021|Adams & Adams, Articles|

Recently, South Africa obtained notoriety in its patent office being the first in the world to grant a patent in which an artificial intelligence (AI) is identified as the inventor (the South African Patent). As is widely known, the South African patent office does not examine patent applications substantively.  Patent applications are only examined