Broadcast Date: Wednesday, December 06, 2023
from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)


In the ever-changing field of artificial intelligence (AI), innovation serves as the foundation for progress. The act of patenting AI inventions goes beyond a mere legal procedure; it is a strategic step that safeguards your intellectual property, opens doors to commercial success, and advances technology. However, the journey to patent AI technology is far from straightforward, with a landscape filled with nuances, complexities, and unique challenges.

In this LIVE Webcast, we will demystify the intricacies of AI patenting and set a clear path to success. Our esteemed speakers, possessing extensive experience in AI patent law, will provide practical insights and actionable advice that will reshape your approach to patenting AI innovations.

Key issues that will be covered in this course are:

  • The AI Revolution
  • Navigating the AI Patent Landscape
  • Strategies for Patent Success
  • Unlocking Commercial Potential
  • Enforcing AI Patents
  • Real-World Insights


Course Level:



Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials


Method of Presentation:

On-Demand Webcast



General knowledge of AI and intellectual property laws


Course Code:



NY Category of CLE Credit:

Law Practice Management


Total Credits:

1.0 CLE

Speaker Panel:

Malgorzata (Gosia) A. Kulczycka, Ph.D., J.D., Partner
IP Attorney with Expertise in Computer Graphics and Artificial Intelligence

Patterson + Sheridan LLP

Gosia is a patent attorney specializing in AI and software patents. She has also a Ph.D. degree in computer science.  As a patent attorney, she uses her combined expertise in patent law, AI, and computer science to maximize the value of her clients’ patent portfolios and to advise cutting-edge companies specializing in patenting in AI space.  She has also given many presentations and speeches related to AI, patenting, patent eligibility, and patent portfolio management.

Gosia is also a partner at Patterson Sheridan LLP, which is a national full-service intellectual property law firm.  P+S is among the world’s top ten writers of original U.S. patent applications. Over the years, P+S has received accolades and high rankings from U.S. News, The Business Journal, Super Lawyers, and others.

Michael V. Pack, Ph.D., Associate

Michael V. Pack, Ph.D., counsels’ clients in a variety of intellectual property matters. His background and experience in the areas of engineering, technology, and law enable him to successfully provide clients with strategic solutions on patent prosecution and technology matters.

Michael represents a broad range of clients, prosecuting patent applications for U.S. and foreign corporations in many fields, including:

  • Machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Computer vision and image/signal processing
  • Photonics
  • Quantum computing and measurement
  • Telecommunications (wireless and optical)
  • Medical imaging (CT, PET, MRI, and ultrasound imaging)
  • Remote sensing
  • Cryptography and blockchain technologies
  • Internet-of-things (IoT)
  • Cloud computing
  • Smart devices
  • Business methods

Robert Plotkin, Software Patent Lawyer & Founding Partner
Maximizing Value with Strategic Software Patents for 25+ Years

Blueshift IP

Robert Plotkin is a patent attorney who has been specializing in software patents for over 25 years. He is an MIT-educated computer scientist and the co-founder of the boutique patent firm, Blueshift IP. Robert wrote the first and only book on the impact of AI on patents, entitled, The Genie in the Machine: How Computer-Automated Inventing is Revolutionizing Law and Business, which was published by Stanford University Press in 2009. You can also find the white paper that he recently wrote on the impact of AI on the patent system at Blueshift IP’s website. Robert uses his in-depth knowledge of patent law and AI technology to obtain broad, strong, and defensible AI patents for his clients worldwide.


Segment 1

Malgorzata (Gosia) A. Kulczycka, Ph.D., J.D., Partner

Patterson + Sheridan LLP

  • Generative AI (“GAI”) – why we patent in that area
  • Ownership of the creation generated by GAI
  • DABUS – who was the inventor there
  • Ownership of creations generated by GAI - Copyright and Trademark-related issues

Segment 2

Michael V. Pack, Ph.D., Associate


  • What is ML/AI?
  • Issues that are (somewhat) unique to ML/AI
  • 101 – Patentable subject matter
  • 102 – Novelty
  • 103 – Non-obviousness
  • 112 – Enablement
  • Relevant case law

Segment 3

Robert PlotkinSoftware Patent Lawyer & Founding Partner

Blueshift IP

  • Identifying what to claim in an AI patent
  • Maximizing claim value for infringement, licensing and sale
  • Patent vs. trade secret considerations
  • Avoiding dedicating patentable subject matter to the public inadvertently

Date & Time:

Wednesday, December 06, 2023

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)

Who Should Attend:

  • Patent Lawyers and Consultants
  • Intellectual Property Lawyers and Consultants
  • Technology Lawyers
  • Patent Agents
  • Technology Licensing Professionals
  • Intellectual Property Professionals
  • General/In-house Counsel
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Malgorzata (Gosia) A. Kulczycka, Ph.D., J.D.Partner
IP Attorney with Expertise in Computer Graphics and Artificial Intelligence
Patterson + Sheridan LLP
Michael V. Pack, Ph.D.Associate
Robert PlotkinSoftware Patent Lawyer & Founding Partner
Maximizing Value with Strategic Software Patents for 25+ Years
Blueshift IP



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