patentPatent shall mean an exclusive right granted by the State to an Inventor for her/his Invention in the field of technology, for a certain time, to exploit his Invention or to authorize another person to exploit it.

Invention shall mean an Inventor’s idea that is poured in any activity of solving a specific problem in the field of technology, either in the form of a product or process, or an improvement and development of a product or a process.

A Patent shall be granted to an Invention, which is novel, involves an inventive step and is susceptible of industrial application. An Invention shall be considered to involve an inventive step if said Invention does not constitute something that is obvious to a person skilled in the art.

A Patent shall not be granted to an Invention regarding:

  1. any process or product of which the announcement and use or implementation contravenes the prevailing rules and regulations, religious morality, public order or ethics;
  2. any method of examination, treatment, medication, and/or surgery applied to humans and/or animals;
  3. any theory and method in the field of science and mathematics; or
  4. i. all living creatures, except micro-organism.
    ii.any biological process which is essential in producing plant or animal, except non-biological process or microbiological process.