#2 Artificial intelligence patent case law walkthrough

Basic groundwork today. In this episode we’re going through ten EPO Board of Appeal decisions which relate to AI inventions. Topics include technical character, clarity, obviousness and sufficiency of disclosure.

You can watch the video version on YouTube or listen to the audio-only version on your favorite podcast platform.

Links mentioned in this episode:

  1. T 1942/07 of 11.4.2011 https://www.epo.org/law-practice/case-law-appeals/recent/t071942du1.html
  2. T 1355/08 of 11.6.2012 https://www.epo.org/law-practice/case-law-appeals/recent/t081355eu1.html
  3. T 1784/06 (Classification method/COMPTEL) of 21.9.2012 https://www.bardehle.com/europeansoftwarepatents/knowledge-base/method-for-classification-and-linking-data-records/
  4. T 1510/10 (Ranking of live web applications/ERICSSON) of 4.12.2013 https://www.epo.org/law-practice/case-law-appeals/recent/t101510eu1.html
  5. T 1285/10 (Genetic analysis computing system/IRIS BIOTECHNOLOGIES) of 23.5.2014 https://www.epo.org/law-practice/case-law-appeals/recent/t101285eu1.html
  6. T 1358/09 (Classification/BDGB ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE) of 21.11.2014 https://www.bardehle.com/europeansoftwarepatents/knowledge-base/classification-of-text-documents/
  7. T 1286/09 (Image classifier/INTELLECTUAL VENTURES) of 11.6.2015 https://www.bardehle.com/europeansoftwarepatents/knowledge-base/improving-image-classification-by-training-a-semantic-classifier-technical/
  8. T 0022/12 (Spam classification/MICROSOFT) of 16.11.2015 https://www.epo.org/law-practice/case-law-appeals/recent/t120022eu1.html
  9. T 0509/18 of 3.3.2020 https://www.bardehle.com/europeansoftwarepatents/knowledge-base/machine-learning-based-driver-alertness-detection-insufficiently-disclosed/
  10. T 0161/18 (Äquivalenter Aortendruck/ARC SEIBERSDORF) of 12.5.2020 https://www.bardehle.com/europeansoftwarepatents/knowledge-base/training-of-an-artificial-neural-network/ + video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjFmVlnENek

I’m excited for your feedback. How do you like these fast-paced case law walkthroughs? Which topic do you want to hear about next?

Talk to you soon,
Bastian

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