Impact of AI on IP

Friday, 14 February 2020 marked the deadline for submission of comments and suggestions on WIPO draft issues paper on impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on intellectual property (IP). Through such open process, WIPO aims to identify the most pressing issues and formulate important questions in regards to ever more ubiquitous use of AI, and especially its impacts on IP.

Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, Intellectual Property Institute was one of the members of the Global Expert Network on Copyright User Rights who endorsed Joint Comment on WIPO’s call on the Impact of AI on IP Policy. Sean Flynn, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at American University Washington College of Law organised the process which focused on issues of text and data mining. Other signatories include Michael Carroll, Matthew Sag, Lucie Guibault, Thomas Margoni, Brandon Butler, Allan Rocha de Souza, Peter Jaszi, João Pedro Quintais, Christophe Geiger, Caroline Ncube, Ben White, Arul George Scaria, Carolina Botero & Carys Craig.

The Comment is available here.

Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič also co-drafted comments for Communia and Wikimedia Deutschland with dr. Justus Dreyling, Project Manager International Regulation, Wikimedia Deutschland . The document is available here.

All other submissions of comments are available here.