Care should be exercised when drafting a patent specification on the uses of an invention, especially in high risk areas that may intersect other areas of law such as privacy. This Clearview AI case demonstrates that what is stated in your own patent specification can be used against you. In Clearview AI’s case, this was 2 years later.
 There appears to be many opportunities remaining for patenting deep learning technology (e.g. CNNs) for various use cases.