Webinar: Patenting AI: What does it mean, should we do it, and what does success look like?

April 19, 2023Insights

Gunderson Dettmer hosted a webinar on patenting AI including AI patent trends over time and across various techniques, applications and industries. Brian McCloskey examined various aspects of AI that patents can protect, such as data preparation, training processes, and functional applications of AI.

Panelist, Of Counsel Brian McCloskey, provided context for the recent exponential increase in AI patent filings and discuss the cost, timing, and challenges of these types of patents. He also looked at the competitive value of AI patents and offered real-world examples of significant AI patents and their scope and commercial impact.

Audience attendees gained understanding of how patents can and can’t protect AI and whether pursuing it is a viable strategy for your organization.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Defining “AI Patents”
  2. AI Patent Trends in Context
  3. Types of AI Patents – Techniques, Applications, Generative?
  4. How to Think About AI Patent Protection
  5. Real-World Examples of Startup AI Patents

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Watch the other webinars in Gunderson Dettmer's Generative AI series here. 
Generative AI: Navigating Privacy and Security Concerns in the U.S., EU and UK
Hosted by Anna C. Westfelt and Frida Alim