WIPO Dialogue on Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence
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About the Event
The WIPO Dialogue on Intellectual Property (IP) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) was established in 2019 as a forum for discussion on the impact of AI on IP. By addressing AI issues in the context of IP rights, it is intended to provide Member States with an overview of the impact that AI has on all IP rights.
The Dialogue on IP and AI is a forum that brings together Member States and other stakeholders.
WIPO will hold the third session of the Dialogue on IP and AI in November 2020. The Organization is also developing preliminary IP policy considerations on various issues raised by AI for discussion by Member States and other stakeholders. .
The Organization will publish these preliminary considerations in due course for consideration by member states.Background
WIPO held the first session of the Dialogue on IP and AI in September 2019 to discuss the impact of AI on IP policy, to collectively ask the questions that policymakers need to ask themselves.
In December 2019, WIPO published a draft issue paper on IP and AI policies , and initiated a public consultation process to define the most pressing issues that policy makers are likely to face. PI as AI grows in importance. In the consultation process, more than 250 communications were received.
A revised version of the thematic paper on IP and AI policies was published in May 2020, taking into account the submissions received.
A second session of the WIPO IP and AI Dialogue was held in July 2020, where some of the issues raised in the revised document were discussed. More than 2,000 people from 130 countries, including representatives of member states and academic, scientific and private organizations, participated in the meeting, which was held online. More than 50 written submissions were received and are available in a searchable format, with links to the video recording of the session.