On May 28, 2019: S&E gave a presentation at the LESI 2019 – Annual Conference Yokohama Japan –
The Licensing Executives Society International (LESI) held an annual conference in Yokohama, Japan at the Pacifico Yokohama during May 26 through May 28, 2019. On May 28, 2019, Mr. Felix Einsel gave a presentation on “AI – a danger or chance for the job of a patent attorney” in the workshop titled on “Artificial Intelligence – What is It and How Do You Own and License AI-developed inventions and Data?” This workshop explained the basic forms of AI and discussed the various aspects of ownership and licensing of AI and its output. Mr. Einsel’s presentation focused on whether the job of a patent attorney will be overtaken by AI and the importance of exploring new areas of expertise for the patent attorney and making a change in a patent attorney’s education. Based on the lively discussions and Q&A, it is indeed true that AI is being watched closely by everyone with great interest.