Can AI-generated content infringe on another creator’s copyright?


This is a rapidly evolving technology with broad implications on society, culture, and academia. There are pending legal decisions that will provide clarity in the coming months and years. For examples, see the July 14, 2023, article by Andrew Albanese in Publisher’s Weekly, “Authors Join the Brewing Legal Battle over AI,” or the recorded presentation by Pamela Samuelson, Professor of Law, UC Berkeley, “Generative AI Meets Copyright.” 


Please note, the information presented by the Library about copyright and AI is intended for information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. While we cannot provide legal advice, we can help explain copyright-related issues in greater detail and share tools that can help you navigate your decision making. 

Copyright and AI is rapidly evolving, and this document will be revisited regularly to remain up to date with the latest legislation, technology, legal opinions, and scholarship.  

  • Last Updated Aug 07, 2023
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