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    Software was previously considered non-statutory and rejected as unpatentable under 35 U.S.C. ยง 101. After a number of court challenges, language was developed to allow software to be patented by narrowing the scope of a claimed invention to a physical processor which is programmed to with a specific algorithm.

    I expect copyright of A.I. generative works to follow a similar path, and that this guidance is a first step in a back-and-forth process of figuring out how to make rules and enforcement work.

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      Well, that all seems remarkably sensible.