Drafting Patent Applications for AI

By Caroline Day, Partner and Gemma Robin, Partner and Joanne Addison, Senior Associate

Artificial Intelligence has been described as the last great invention. Despite that, any patent attorney can tell you there is no shortage of inventive activity in the field. This presents a pressing question: What can we do to ensure that applications being filed today have the best chance of standing up to the tests of tomorrow?

In this article, Caroline Day and Gemma Robin explore current AI techniques and, with the help of our colleagues Joanne Addison and Catherine Williamson, consider how lessons learnt from drafting patent applications in the field of chemistry can be applied to writing patent applications for AI.

AI update Oct 2019