Artificial creativity: Navigating the copyright implications of AI-generated artFebruary 28, 2023 – Article
Litigation Partner James Molen authored "Artificial creativity: Navigating the copyright implications of AI-generated art" in the Daily Journal.
The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) has led to a proliferation of creative works generated by machines. Not surprisingly, these works, which range from music and literature to visual art and poetry, have sparked considerable legal controversy about whether AI-generated art is eligible for copyright protection.
Copyright law, which is intended to protect original works of authorship, grants exclusive rights to authors to use, reproduce, and distribute their works. However, the legal definition of an "author" has traditionally been based on the premise of human authorship, which would ostensibly not extend to purely AI-generated art.