‘Should a work produced by an AI algorithm or process, without the involvement of a natural person contributing expression to the resulting work, qualify as a work of authorship protectable under U.S. copyright law? Why or why not?’
The US Patents and Trademarks Office (USPTO) examines how certain intellectual property provisions might apply when works are created by or with AI models. They’re asking for public input.
They pose 13 questions for comment.
PATENTLYO reports the submission deadline has been extended to January 10, 2020. Their article reprints the 13 questions.