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Have you ever met the person skilled in the art?

Have you ever met the person skilled in the art?

Despite his many different faces, the “person skilled in the art” (PSITA), also called “the person having ordinary skill in the art” or PHOSITA, is a famous character in the field of patents.

PSITA is a legal concept found in many patent laws, which is used in various aspects of patent examinations worldwide. In most jurisdictions, it is a hypothetical person who is presumed to be a skilled practitioner in a technical field with average knowledge and ability and who is aware of what is common general knowledge in the art at a given relevant date.

Artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI): Dissecting the AI Value Chain

Digital technologies continue to evolve rapidly and the use of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) has become integrated into all kinds of applications and industries. AI is the backbone of search engines, chatbots, customized marketing, self-driving cars, smart devices, cybersecurity and many more applications. AI and data are driving companies to innovate and sometimes transform their business models.