OpenAI Trademarks ‘GPT-5’ – A New Language Model on the Horizon

K. C. Sabreena Basheer 04 Aug, 2023 • 3 min read

OpenAI, the pioneering AI research organization, has set the tech world abuzz with its recent trademark application for ‘GPT-5’. The application was filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office earlier last month and is awaiting approval. Speculation is rife about the potential development of a new and advanced language model. Let’s explore the details and what ‘GPT-5’ might have in store.

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Leading AI firm, OpenAI, has set the tech world abuzz with its recent trademark application for 'GPT-5', hinting at its new language model.

The Trademark Filing Buzz

On July 31, trademark attorney Josh Gerben revealed that OpenAI filed a trademark application for ‘GPT-5’ on July 18. This development gestures a possible follow-up to their previous release, ‘GPT-4,’ which made waves in the AI community in March. The application specifies that ‘GPT-5’ relates to computer software for generating human speech and text, natural language processing, and analysis, sparking curiosity about its potential capabilities.

What to Expect from ‘GPT-5’

While the trademark filing suggests a new language model, there is no official confirmation of immediate development. OpenAI may be securing the name ‘GPT-5’ to prevent unauthorized use by others and ensure its exclusivity for future endeavors. The anticipation is high, considering ‘GPT-4‘ left a lasting impact, but specific features and enhancements of ‘GPT-5’ remain a mystery, kept under wraps by OpenAI.

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OpenAI has not yet revealed the specific features of its new language model GPT-5.

Delay and Brand Guidelines

The road to ‘GPT-5’ hasn’t been without challenges. OpenAI faced a delay in the trademark approval process, leading to the company releasing brand guidelines on its website to discourage misuse of the term ‘GPT’ and avoid confusion among developers creating AI models. The company is taking necessary precautions to safeguard its brand identity while preparing for the next big leap in AI technology.

GPT-4.5’s Role

Developer Siqi Chen’s claim that ‘GPT-5’ could potentially achieve Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) has added to the excitement. However, there have been debates within the AI community, with some experts arguing that AGI might not be achievable through GPT’s current methods. In a podcast, Simon Willison and others hint that ‘GPT-4.5’ could be what the world eagerly awaits as ‘GPT-5,’ with OpenAI possibly avoiding the terminology due to the previous pause letter controversy.

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GPT 4.5 is a step forward towards the development of GPT 5.

OpenAI’s Race to Superintelligence

OpenAI has set ambitious goals, discussing the potential for superintelligence within four years in a recent blog post. To remain competitive in a rapidly evolving AI landscape, the company may reconsider its pause on ‘GPT-5’ training and potentially fast-track its development. The race is on to achieve groundbreaking advancements in AI-driven productivity and automation.

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Our Say

OpenAI’s trademark filing for ‘GPT-5’ has sparked excitement and curiosity about the future of AI language models. While the company is yet to officially confirm GPT-5’s development, the tech community eagerly awaits the next leap in language processing capabilities. As OpenAI continues its efforts to ensure responsible AI governance, we can expect groundbreaking advancements that will shape the future of AI and propel us closer to the realm of Artificial General Intelligence. Stay tuned for more updates as OpenAI unveils the secrets behind ‘GPT-5’ in the coming months.

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