Getting ready for Automated Examination | Patently-O

Associates across the nation right this moment are drafting motions, patent purposes, and different paperwork utilizing some model of ChatGPT.   In fact, If I have been a choose or examiner, I may additionally be curious about utilizing AI to assist facilitate my decision-making.  ChatGPT is nice for that as nicely and may present a reasoned construction, together with figuring out of prior artwork and obviousness requirements.

In the event you recall your final writing course, the professor repeatedly centered consideration on the viewers. “Who’s the viewers you want to persuade?”  Shifting ahead, it seems that we actually do have a brand new viewers for our writing — AI advisors.  This calls to thoughts the nice tape recorder scene from Actual Genius (1985). Members of the category started simply leaving tape-recorders to document the  boring lecture; ultimately, the professor additionally simply introduced in his personal taped lecture to talk to the machines.

Automated Examination: On the patent prosecution facet, we might shortly be in a state of affairs the place AI programs will be capable to conduct patent examination on the identical stage of high quality as a typical human examiner.  It appears apparent that we must always rely on the AI to at the very least facilitate examination.  The larger query is whether or not to eradicate the first-level human paperwork all collectively and transfer to an automatic examination system.  The good thing about that course of is that it might be carried out very quickly (instant allowance / rejection) and doubtlessly at a a lot decrease price.  Actually, PCT programs might transfer towards considerably decreasing prices with preliminary search experiences and examination being carried out robotically.

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