The Copyrightability and Ownership Analysis of Artificial Intelligence Creations


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The rapid development of artificial intelligence inevitably poses an impact on the old legal system, while in the field of intellectual property, the copyright differences caused by artificial intelligence creations are more violent and urgent. In practice, there is a great disagreement on whether artificial intelligence creations belong to the object of copyright, and the debate on the subject of copyright is more intense. Starting from the purpose and object of copyright protection, the traditional concept of a work has been greatly revised, and “ideological” is no longer an important criterion for the originality of a work. Starting from the dichotomy of “thought” and “expression,” artificial intelligence already possesses “ingenuity” in creations, and the development of artificial intelligence also requires copyright protection of its creations. Compared with other entities, investors and transferees as capital contributors need more copyright protection in the early stage of industrial development, and they should also bear the relevant responsibilities in the process of creation of works.


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