IP by AI: the monkey problem


This picture has been triggered by a Celebes macaque in Indonesia fascinated by the mirroring effect produced by the lens of a camera. An intellectual property legal dispute between the camera’s owner and various organisations including Wikipedia occurred to know who have the rights for a creation made by non-human. This is a problem we also have at R&D Mediation, not about monkeys, not so frequent here, but about our artificial intelligence.


Predicting the price of chemicals by deep neural network

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For a chemicals manufacturer having new substances to produce, being able to write a quick commercial proposal is a major issue. Indeed, for a new molecule, the price depends on many factors and is sometimes difficult to assess. We attempted to train a deep neural network able to give a quick quotation for any new molecule. Hereinafter, the preliminary results are presented.


9 worthies – 9 preux innovation

[EN] The nine worthies are a 14th century list of nine special warriors and heroes (three for three period of History). Who would you choose for a 9 worthies innovators list?

[FR] Les 9 preux sont une liste datant du XIVème siècle et qui reprend neuf héros guerriers particulièrement valeureux, trois dans trois périodes de l’Histoire. Quels seraient pour vous les neuf preux de l’innovation?