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OpenAI seeks trademark for next-gen language model
OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, has filed a trademark application for “GPT-5” with the US Patent and Trademark Office. This suggests that a new version of OpenAI’s language model could be on the horizon. While the specific details of GPT-5 have not been confirmed, it is expected to bring advancements in natural language processing and artificial intelligence capabilities.
What GPT-5 could offer
According to the trademark application, GPT-5 may offer computer software for language-related tasks, including the artificial production of human speech and text, as well as natural language processing, generation, understanding, and analysis.
GPT-5 and AI’s potential
If GPT-5 achieves Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), it has the potential to greatly enhance AI-enabled productivity and automate complex cognitive tasks. However, there are differing opinions on whether AGI can be achieved through OpenAI’s current methods.
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OpenAI’s plans and the purpose of the trademark application
While OpenAI CEO Sam Altman previously stated that GPT-5 is not currently being trained, it is likely that the company has plans for an advanced language model in the future. The trademark application may serve to secure the name “GPT-5” and prevent others from using it.