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The Artificial Inventor? A panel discussion on patenting AI-generated inventions with World-Renowned Professor Ryan Abbott

February 5, 2020
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Scotia Plaza 40 King Street West 40th Floor Toronto, ON M5H 3Y2

Speakers:

Dr. Ryan Abbott, MD, JD, MTOM, Professor of Law, University of Surrey
Bhupinder Randhawa, B.A.Sc. (Comp. Eng.), J.D., Bereskin & Parr LLP
Leyla Imanirad, Innovation Strategist, Bristol Gate

Learn about global developments in recognizing AI as an inventor for patented inventions.  Change-maker Professor Ryan Abbott and other AI thought leaders will provide insights about the DABUS test case, the USPTO call for comments, and other international trends.   
 
The panel will discuss: 

  • Can and does AI “invent”?  Are AI-generated inventions becoming commonplace?  
  • Who is the “true” inventor of AI-generated inventions?    
  • Should the law recognize the “Artificial Inventor”?
  • What are the ethical, legal and technical implications if the law evolves to recognize artificial inventors?

Co-Chairs:

Jennifer Davidson, Deeth Williams Wall LLP
Victor Krichler, Bereskin & Parr LLP

Agenda:

11:15  Registration
11:30  Light lunch served
12:00  Program and webcast begin
1:00  Q&A
1:15  Program concludes 

Sponsored by:

Bereskin & Parr LLP
Deeth Williams Wall LLP
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

The program will be offered both in person and via webcast. 

CAN-TECH members: Free
Potential members: $25.00

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