UKIPO’s public consultation on AI and IP – text and data mining (Part 2)

Author: Alina Trapova (The University of Nottingham) and Nicholas Gervassis (The University of Nottingham)
Published: 16.03.2022
  Photo by Gabriella Clare Marino on Unsplash Running from 29 October 2021 to 7 January 2022, the “Artificial Intelligence and IP: copyright and patents” consultation formed the latest round in an ongoing national conversation between the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) and interested stakeholders (see here). The consultation sought views on the prospects for facilitating patent and copyright protections for “inventions and creative works which are made by AI”, and for making easier the use of copyright-protected material by AI in innovation and research, through alternative approaches to licensing and text and data mining (TDM) exceptions. On behalf of…