The U.K. government has announced a national AI strategy — its first dedicated package aimed at boosting the country’s capabilities in and around machine learning technologies over the longer term. The portion on the responsibilities of the UK IPO are provided below:
Launch a consultation on copyright and patents for AI through the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) to make sure the U.K. is capitalising on the ideas it generates and by best supporting AI development and use through the copyright and patent system. “This consultation will also include a focus on how to protect AI generated inventions which would otherwise not meet inventorship criteria as well as measures to make it easier to use copyright protected material in AI development”
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