Published by Government Gazette on 31 December 2003
Assented to on 31 December 2003
Commenced on 31 December 2003
AN ACT to provide for the protection of inventions and other related matters.BE IT ENACTED by Parliament as follows:
Part I – PATENTS
1. Definitions of Patents and Inventions.
(1)Patent means the title granted to protect an invention.(2)Invention means an idea of an inventor which permits in practice the solution to a specific problem in the field of technology.(3)An invention may be, or may relate to, a product or a process.
2. Matter Excluded from Patent Protection.
The following inventions, even if they are inventions within the meaning of section 1, are excluded from patent protection:(a)discoveries, scientific theories and mathematical methods;(b)schemes, rules or methods for doing business, performing purely mental acts or playing games;(c)methods for trea…
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