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Examine the challenges posed by artificial intelligence (AI) in the realm of intellectual property (IP). What is your viewpoint on whether the management of intellectual property (IP) regulations poses a barrier to the advancement of innovation within the nation?

Topic: issues relating to intellectual property rights.

5. Examine the challenges posed by artificial intelligence (AI) in the realm of intellectual property (IP). What is your viewpoint on whether the management of intellectual property (IP) regulations poses a barrier to the advancement of innovation within the nation? (250 words)

Difficulty level: Tough

Reference: The PrintInsights on India

Why the question:

The article discusses a recent development involving the Delhi High Court’s call for the Indian government to review the Patents Act in light of the challenges posed by artificial intelligence (AI) in the realm of intellectual property (IP).

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the impact of AI on IPR, various issues in its administration of IPR and steps needed to resolve them.

Directive:

Examine – When asked to ‘Examine’, we must investigate the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Start with the definition of IPR and its objectives.

Body:

First, write about the different types of IPRs.

Next, write about the impact on IPR due to growth in AI technologies.

Next, write about the various issues in IPRs administration – Patent Ever greening Prevention, Subsidies & IPR Issues, The Product Patents Process, Protecting traditional knowledge, Compulsory Licensing & Drug Price Control Order etc.

Next, write about the reforms that are needed.

Conclusion:

Conclude by giving a balanced opinion.