Getting ready for Automated Examination | Patently-O

Associates across the nation as we speak are drafting motions, patent functions, and different paperwork utilizing some model of ChatGPT.   After all, If I have been a choose or examiner, I may additionally be considering utilizing AI to assist facilitate my decision-making.  ChatGPT is sweet 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; ultimately, the professor additionally simply introduced in his personal taped lecture to talk to the machines.

Automated Examination: On the patent prosecution aspect, we could shortly be in a scenario 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 should always rely on the AI to no less than facilitate examination.  The larger query is whether or not to get rid of the first-level human paperwork all collectively and transfer to an automatic examination system.  The good thing about that course of is that it may very well be accomplished very quickly (quick allowance / rejection) and doubtlessly at a a lot decrease price.  Actually, PCT methods might transfer towards considerably decreasing prices with preliminary search experiences and examination being accomplished routinely.

What do you suppose?