Cameron Robinson, Jane Jeung on the Copyrightable AI-Human Collaboration

July 21, 2023

Generative AI brings forth new creations from a few words of input — when a human commands “Let there be light,” generative AI makes light in various forms, whether it be textual, visual, or audio output.

But can such AI-created works be registered for copyright? The U.S. Copyright Office answered “yes” to this question in its official guideline published in March, affirming that works containing AI-generated material are still eligible for copyright protection. However, there is a crucial caveat: The human contributions to any works containing AI-generated material must, on their own, satisfy the human authorship requirement.

In this article, Croke Fairchild Duarte & Beres Partner Cameron Robinson and Summer Associate Jane Jeung discuss how the U.S. Copyright Office evaluates works containing AI-generated material.

Read the full article on LinkedIn here.