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Can ML applied on an existing idea be patented?

I am not a lawyer but here is my take. If someone has a patent with a claim covering steps A, B and C and you file a patent application for using steps A, B and C plus machine learning (ML), you might ...
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Do the weights of a neural network get any kind of IP protection?

Do the weights of a neural network get any kind of IP protection? Almost certainly not, as they are obvious (in a patent sense). The reasoning for this is a little bit indirect. Neural networks in ...
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Can I patent a sports prediction model?

My guess is that depending on the jurisdiction, yes you can patent an algorithm to predict sports outcomes. Whether you should is a different question. Eighteen months after you file an application it ...
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Need help with understanding a term in a patent

You’re quoted words "a method for performing machine learning technique on a device" might be a paraphrase from the abstract but do not actually appear in the patent. In understanding what a ...
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Need help with understanding a term in a patent

I see from your comment you are most interested in what a machine learning technique consitutes. You could do worse than simply reading the Wikipedia article. I'm not an expert, but have dabbled in ...
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Machine learning patent for training models on a GPU

The specific patent EP3129870B1 claims a specific architecture for processing using GPUs. It is limited to what is covered by the claims and by no means covers all applications of machine learning ...
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Infringement by approximation with AI

Infringement is based on what is described in the claims. If you implement each and every element of a claim, you infringe on that claim. If you don't implement each and every element then you don't ...
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Can an AI solution evolve to infringe a patent?

It doesn't matter. The US patent system is based on "first to invent", so it doesn't matter if other inventors find new ways to discover an identical solution later. It is still infringing on the ...

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