AI’s should be allowed to patent their inventions: Researchers say human are taking too much credit for computer inventions

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Computers should be allowed to patent their inventions, experts have claimed. They say without a change in the law, the findings warn that there will be less innovation, caused by uncertainty, which would prevent industry from capitalising on the huge potential of creative computers. Artificial intelligence is playing an ever larger role in innovation – with major players such as IBM, Pfizer and Google investing heavily in creative computing – but current patent law does not recognise computers as inventors. The new study, published by the University of Surrey in Boston College Law Review is calling for inventions by computers to be legally granted patents. Read More