Kristian Saether

Kristian Saether holds a M.Sc. degree in cybernetics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He has 18+ years of experience in the global semiconductor industry holding various R&D, applications-, -marketing and -product management roles for microcontrollers, processors, UWB radar and wireless solutions. Kristian joined Nordic Semiconductor in 2019 and is currently the Product Director for Nordic’s cellular IoT and DECT NR+ product solutions. He enjoys working with new technologies set to transform the world.

Assessing the Patent and Trademark Office’s Inventorship Guidance for AI-Assisted Inventions

By Alexander Kersten As new applications of artificial intelligence (AI) become more sophisticated, AI tools are increasingly used to assist in the process of invention. However, given that inventorship is limited to natural persons under U.S. law, AI’s growing utilization has raised questions around whether AI-assisted inventions should receive patents,
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Securing IP and the Future of Pandemic Preparedness

By Jeffrey Depp In December 2021, member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) at a Special Session of the World Health Assembly created an intergovernmental negotiating body (INB) to draft and negotiate a WHO convention, agreement, or other international instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response (“Pandemic Agreement”). The
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The Use of March-In Rights Could Undermine Innovation and National Security

By Hideki Tomoshige and Sujai Shivakumar By accelerating new products to market, the nation’s innovation system—a network of interconnected activities across university researchers, small and large businesses, and venture capital and other financial organizations, among other actors—enhances economic growth, competitiveness, and national security. Securing the future of this innovation system
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