• Artificial intelligence tools are raising questions about intellectual-property rights in the entertainment industry.
  • Courts and executives are scrutinizing the ownership of content created by AI.

Key terms:

  • Intellectual-property rights: Legal rights that protect the ownership of creative works, inventions, and other forms of expression.
  • SpongeBob SquarePants: A popular animated television character owned by Paramount Global.
  • DALL-E: An AI tool that can create images based on written descriptions.
  • Paramount Global: An entertainment company that owns various film and television properties, including SpongeBob SquarePants and Transformers.


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