In a landmark decision, the UK Supreme Court has upheld lower court rulings that artificial intelligence (AI) entities cannot be recognized as inventors in patent applications. The case involved Dr. Stephen Thaler’s AI, Dabus, which was denied inventor status by the court, emphasizing that inventors must be people. While bringing clarity to patent law, the decision leaves questions about AI creativity open for future debate. The ruling reinforces the long-standing principle that inventions must be attributed to individuals, maintaining the legal requirement that an inventor must be a person. (Source: