Friend or Foe: Decoding the Legal Challenges Posed by Artificial Intelligence in the Era of Intellectual Property

  • Dr. Hardik Daga
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  • Dr. Hardik Daga

    Assistant Professor at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India

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“The potential benefits of Artificial Intelligence are huge, so are the dangers.” - Dave Water. Artificial intelligence is one of the facet of Information technology domain which despite several attempts does not have a clear definition or ambit. However it can be understood as technology to solve problems via automated decisions and predictions. Artificial intelligence is essentially an algorithm based technology which analyses the large amounts of data and then solves problems by detecting useful patterns. Owing to its automated feature it will not be wrong to say that humans & AI have more utility than humans alone or computers alone. For many decades AI experienced enthusiasm as well as setbacks, yet it has today become part and parcel of our everyday life, making it convenient or at times problematic. AI and related technology encompass Intellectual Property in multiple ways, the most important being AI technology for management of Intellectual Property, IP for protecting AI and IP as a hindrance to the transparency of AI systems. Thus the relationship between the two is of reciprocity as IP influences AI and vice versa. While AI is a recent concept, the IP laws for protection or even dealing with its challenges are relatively older, raising the need for revision to keep up with the pace of technological advancements. The present academic endeavor attempts to scrutinize the intricate dynamics inherent in the symbiotic relationship between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Intellectual Property (IP), with the ultimate objective of discerning the magnitude of their reciprocal benefits or potential clashes. Furthermore, this scholarly inquiry seeks to delve into the manner in which conventional conceptions of intellectual property (IP) are undergoing substantial redefinition in order to adapt to the unanticipated consequences stemming from the swift progression of artificial intelligence (AI). In the present context, this scholarly article aims to propose effective strategies for mitigating the challenges at hand, thereby cultivating a harmonious association wherein artificial intelligence assumes a benevolent role rather than being perceived as adversarial.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 6, Page 3205 - 3229


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