Leonardo Reyes – Associate
The increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) has led to an increase in the production of machine-generated content. One of the best-known examples is Chat GPT (Generative Pre-trained Transformer) developed by OpenAI, which has demonstrated an impressive ability to generate coherent and natural text. As this technology continues to advance, the question arises as to how copyright applies to the content generated by these machines and what regulations should be considered.
First, it is important to remember that copyright applies to original creative works, which are protected by copyright law. These works can include text, music, images, videos, and other types of content. In the case of Chat GPT, the question is who owns the copyright: the creator of the artificial intelligence model or the user who provides the input that generates the output or the author of the information that fed the AI?
In general, copyright law in many countries, including Bolivia, considers the creator of the artificial intelligence model to be the copyright holder in the machine-generated content. However, copyright law is not always clear on how copyright applies to AI-generated content.
Therefore, it is important to consider the existing regulations in Bolivia and for member countries of the Andean Community in relation to copyright in content generated by artificial intelligence. In Bolivia, the Intellectual Property Law establishes that copyright applies to original and creative works that are the result of human effort, and that works created by machines or algorithms are not copyrighted.
In conclusion, although the regulations in Bolivia and other countries are still in development regarding the application of copyrights in content generated by artificial intelligence, it is important to remember that copyrights protect creative and original works that have been created by human effort. Therefore, artificial intelligence models may be protected by intellectual property law and it is important to consider existing regulations to ensure adequate copyright protection in these cases.