Making ready for Automated Examination | Patently-O

Associates across the nation immediately are drafting motions, patent purposes, and different paperwork utilizing some model of ChatGPT.   In fact, If I had been a choose or examiner, I may also be all for utilizing AI to assist facilitate my decision-making.  ChatGPT is nice for that as properly and might present a reasoned construction, together with figuring out of prior artwork and obviousness requirements.

Should you recall your final writing course, the professor repeatedly targeted consideration on the viewers. “Who’s the viewers you need 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; finally, the professor additionally simply introduced in his personal taped lecture to talk to the machines.

Automated Examination: On the patent prosecution aspect, we might shortly be in a state of affairs the place AI methods 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 depend on the AI to no less than facilitate examination.  The larger query is whether or not to eradicate the first-level human forms all collectively and transfer to an automatic examination system.  The good thing about that course of is that it may very well be executed very quickly (quick allowance / rejection) and doubtlessly at a a lot decrease value.  Actually, PCT methods may transfer towards considerably reducing prices with preliminary search studies and examination being executed mechanically.

What do you assume?