A patent is a document that the inventor has the right to manufacture, use, sell or import the subject invention for a specified period of time. Almost everything which is invented is covered by patent protection. All rights of a product or system of the invention shall belong to the patent owner and shall not be used without permission from him.
A formal document and title granting patents, products or inventions with privileges in fields such as the sale, marketing, reproduction, the production of a similar product, which it invented.
Purpose of Patent Laws; To implement the technical solutions obtained by the protection and the inventions necessary to promote inventions, innovations and creative mind activities. The patents granted and their application in the industry ensure that technical, economic and social advancement takes place. The high number of patents granted in developed countries in the industrial field prove the validity of this idea.
Topics and inventions Not covered by patent
The findings, scientific theories, methods of mathematics Since it is not an invention, it is not covered by the Decree-Law
Plans, procedures and rules for mind, commercial and gaming activities
Literature and art works, works of science, creatures with aesthetic qualities, computer software Procedures that have no technical direction about compiling, organizing, presenting and transmitting information
Surgical and treatment procedures applicable to human or animal body and diagnostic procedures for human, animal body.
The provision under item (e) of the first paragraph of this Article shall not apply to the compositions and materials used in any of these procedures and to their production procedures.
No patent shall be granted if protection is exclusively required for those listed in the first paragraph of this Article
Inventions which are not patented
Disputes contrary to public order or general morality.
Plant or animal species or plant or animal breeding methods based on substantial biological principles