OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, has submitted a trademark application for “GPT-5” with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). This suggests that OpenAI may be working on a new version of its language model. While the specific details and improvements of GPT-5 have not been confirmed by OpenAI, it is speculated to be a significant advancement in natural language processing and artificial intelligence capabilities.
The trademark application states that GPT-5 offers computer software for the artificial production of human speech and text, as well as natural language processing, generation, understanding, and analysis. It is expected to be the next powerful version of OpenAI’s generative chatbot, following the release of GPT-4.
According to developer Siqi Chen, GPT-5 is anticipated to complete training by the end of the year and could potentially achieve Artificial General Intelligence (AGI). AGI aims to create intelligent systems capable of performing any intellectual task without explicit programming. If GPT-5 attains AGI, it could significantly enhance productivity and automate complex cognitive tasks.
However, there are concerns and differing views regarding the feasibility of achieving AGI through GPT’s current methods. OpenAI CEO Sam Altman previously stated that the company is not currently training GPT-5, addressing concerns raised by tech experts about the risks associated with rapidly developing powerful AI systems.
While the trademark application indicates OpenAI’s potential plans for an advanced language model in the future, it is also possible that the main objective is to secure the name “GPT-5” to prevent unauthorized use by others. Further updates from OpenAI regarding GPT-5’s development are yet to be confirmed.