Patent

Patent shall mean an exclusive right granted by the State to an Inventor for 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.

Inventor shall mean a person or several persons acting together implementing an idea poured in an activity resulting in an Invention.

Priority Right shall mean the right of an Applicant to file an Application originating from a member country of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property or the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization in order to get recognition that the Filing Date of the country of origin be the priority date in the country of designation that is also a member country of the two agreements, provided that the filing of the Application is made during the period prescribed in the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property.

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.

The evaluation of whether or not an Invention constitutes something that is obvious must be made taking into account the state of the art at the time the Application is filed or which has existed at the time the first Application was filed, in case the Application is filed on the basis of a Priority Right.