Event Summary:

Today, the proliferation of machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) is significantly changing the business landscape. Businesses across all industries have been utilizing ML/AI applications in their day-to-day business operations. As a result, ML/AI are becoming indispensable in keeping a competitive advantage.

However, along with these advantages are issues and debates on whether these software-based inventions are eligible for patent protection. While the number of AI patent application filings has continued its increasing trend, patent-eligibility rejections are also notable. This can pose significant challenges to ML/AI owners.

Listen as The Knowledge Group presents a panel of key thought leaders as they discuss the most significant issues in the ML/AI and software patent space. The distinguished speakers will also share insights and strategic practices to successfully navigate through the complexities and pitfalls in the patent landscape.

Key topics that will be covered in this discussion are:

• Recent AI Advances: How Are They Automating the Inventive Process?

• Patent Applications: Current Status of Filing and Obtaining Patents on AI-enabled Inventions

• Anatomy of an AI Innovation: Patentable Aspects in Europe and Why Context (may be) King

• Recent Legal Developments: the US and Europe

• Evaluating AI-enabled Inventions for Patentability

• Drafting AI Patents for Maximum Protection

• Drafting & Prosecuting AI Patents: Avoiding Common Pitfalls

Speakers/Faculty Panel

Simon Binnie


Boult Wade Tennant LLP

Robert Plotkin

Software Patent Lawyer & Founding Partner

Blueshift IP

Reena Kuyper

Senior Patent Agent

Patent Law Works

Orlando Lopez


Culhane Meadows Haughian & Walsh PLLC

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About The Knowledge Group

Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.

The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education by bringing forth relevant content you can’t get anywhere else.