Selvadurai and Matulionyte, ‘Reconsidering creativity: copyright protection for works generated using artificial intelligence’

INTRODUCTION
As artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are increasingly involved in the creation of music, works of arts, poems and even film scripts, a critical legal issue is the nature and ambit of copyright protection that should be afforded to AI-generated works. As Andres Guadamuz compellingly notes, ‘[t]he rise of the machines is here, but they do not come as conquerors, they come as creators’. While there are many and varying definitions of AI, for the present purpose, the concept is best understood as referring to the simulation, by a machine entity, of the cognitive aspects of human thinking …

Niloufer Selvadurai and Rita Matulionyte, Reconsidering creativity: copyright protection for works generated using artificial intelligence, Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jpaa062.

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