Patenting Artificial Intelligence: The High Court's Decision in Emotional Perception

Plamen Dinev

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In Emotional Perception, the EWHC held that an artificial neural network implementing a media recommendation system did not engage the ‘computer program’ exclusion under the Patents Act 1977. Following the ruling, the UK Intellectual Property Office suspended its existing rules on AI patents and issued fresh guidance on the issue.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)287-290
JournalJournal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice
Issue number4
Early online date1 Feb 2024
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2024

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