Patent (and Other) Protection Available for Artificial Intelligence (hosted by MIT)

Patent (and Other) Protection Available for Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Related Inventions



Join Ben Rockney and Daniel Dardani, Technology Licensing Officers at MIT TLO to learn about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the challenges and alternatives to patenting AI. Ben and Dan will also walk you though examples of AI patents and helps answer the question of “Who is the Inventor?”

About the Speakers:

Ben Rockney joined MIT’s Technology Licensing Office as their TLO for Medical Devices 7 years ago following a 30-year career leading product development teams bringing to market new technologies in electronic imaging, medical devices, life sciences instrumentation, and drug development. His experience spans both large companies and medical device/therapeutic startups. He holds a B.A. in physics from Carleton College and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Cornell University.

Dan Dardani is a Technology Licensing Officer at the MIT TLO with 18 years of experience managing a large and sophisticated portfolio of computer and software technologies including algorithms, digital imaging, video games, machine learning/AI, and cybertech innovations. Dan has negotiated countless license agreements with companies large and small. Dan is a Certified Licensing ProfessionalTM; is a teaching fellow at Harvard University’s Summer School, and is quick to lend his expertise serving on professional committees and advisory boards in the areas of software, licensing, and intellectual property.

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Jan 07 2022


1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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