With the rise of generative artificial intelligence (aka generative AI or GenAI) questions have emerged as to whether content generated entirely using GenAI can be protected as work under copyright legislation. A recent U.S. decision, Thaler v. Perlmutter, case No. 1:22-cv-01564,(D.D.C. 8/18/23), confirmed that content generated without human involvement cannot be a work protected under the U.S. Copyright Act.
Given the pace of these technologies, it is important to keep an eye out for new developments that arise when it comes to artificial intelligence (AI). It so happens that several things have recently taken place, events that are worth noting. My goal in this article is to discuss three things that have recently taken place that pertain to AI.
The recent emergence of Generative AI tools such as ChatGPT has been met with excitement, trepidation, or doomsday predictions. Certainly, the benefits and risks associated with integrating AI tools into the workforce has been the subject-matter of much debate across industries.