In this (very first!) episode of the Best Practice podcast, Bastian walks you through the section on AI and machine learning in the EPO’s patent examination guidelines. He makes the point that they are too restrictive when it comes to patenting AI innovations.
At the end of the episode, Bastian shares some of his best tips for how to draft AI patent applications so that they fulfill what’s in the guidelines.
Bastian is a European patent attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG. He specializes in software patents in Europe both from a prosecution and litigation point of view.