When the Mother of Invention Is a Machine, Who Gets Credit ?
“I argue that we ought to acknowledge a computer as an inventor because it would incentivize the development of creative computers and result in more innovations for society,” says Abbott, a professor of law and health sciences (…) and registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
(…) Abbott offers a framework for revamping how the USPTO approaches nonhuman inventors. The current regulations are outdated and don’t recognize that computers are already producing patentable inventions,
Mais quelle bonne idée, donnons toute la #propriété_intellectuelle aux #algorithmes et aux #spammeurs ; surtout en #santé où la combinatoire génétique va permettre de privatiser des “inventions” de manière exponentielle…