A patent for an invention is the right to use one exclusively in a commercial or
way throughout the territory of the country in which the patent is granted. The decision to
grant a patent is issued after establishing that the conditions required for its granting have
been fulfilled. An entity that obtains a patent acquires exclusive (monopoly) rights to use a
technical solution, apply the invention, derive benefit from it and dispose of it.
Patents are granted for inventions that involve an inventive step and are capable of industrial
application. A patent can be granted for a technical solution defined by patent claims.
Patents can be granted for inventions in various fields of technology. Only technical solutions
can be protected by a patent.
Aesthetic solutions, such as the appearance of products and their packaging, design, and
works of applied art, cannot be protected by patents.
which precisely and concisely defines the purpose of the
invention, the title must be devoid of any fancy names which may be protected as a
known to the applicant and useful for understanding the invention,
especially its novelty and inventive step;
following the claims of the patent, in such a way that both
the technical problem, even if not explicitly presented, and its solution is understood.
if it does not follow
obviously from other parts of the description or the nature of the invention.
covered by the application
concerning the drawings - if the invention application contains drawings.
The application for a patent for an invention is addressed to
patent offices of the countries
where the applicant would like to obtain protection.
For your reference, it can be pointed out that
according to the current regulations, in the case of filing an application for patent protection
with the Polish Patent Office you should pay, among others:
for each application
due to a
considerable workload remuneration
starts at 5000 PLN net.
This period counts from the date the application is filed with the patent office. A
patent for an invention grants a monopoly of a technical solution in the territory of the
or region where it is granted. A patent protects the technical solution described in the claims
of the patent in the so-called essential part.
Here you can find information on how to proceed in case
of patent infringement:
owner can contractually authorize (license) another person to use one's invention. A
as any other property can also be traded, sold, leased, borrowed, contributed to a company
used as security for claims. We advise our Clients on how to use the industrial property.
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