The UK government moves forward with a text and data mining exception for all purposes

Author: Alina Trapova (The University of Nottingham) and João Pedro Quintais (Institute for Information Law (IViR))
Published: 24.08.2022
Photo by Kevin Ku on Unsplash As previously reported, between October 2021 and January 2022 the UK Intellectual Property Office held a public consultation on the intersection between artificial intelligence (AI) and intellectual property laws (more specifically, copyright and patents). The outcome of the consultation is supposed to inform the government with respect to a potential legislative reform of the UK Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA). The consultation closed in the beginning of January 2022. On 28 June 2022, the government published both the responses by the 61 participants (among which trade associations in the publishing, technology, and…