I'm Sorry, HAL: USPTO Says AI Machine Can't Be 'Inventor'

By Craig Clough (April 27, 2020, 10:44 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled Monday that an artificial intelligence machine cannot be named as an inventor on a patent application, saying that the U.S. Code, the Federal Circuit and other government entities have made it clear only humans can be inventors under U.S. patent law....

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