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AI energy consumption

The Growing Energy Demands of AI and Data Centers

Data centers that power AI systems already account for around 1-1.5% of global electricity use. Continued growth in AI adoption could drive up energy demand substantially. One estimate suggests NVIDIA shipping 1.5 million AI servers by 2027 could use over 85 terawatt-hours annually, more than many small countries consume.
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AI Inventions Patentable Only With Human Inventors

Current patent laws worldwide preclude AI systems from inventorship eligibility, only recognizing human beings as legal inventors. However, inventions generated autonomously by AI may still be patented provided evidence of substantive intellectual contribution by human collaborators who can fulfill inventorship roles.