What is a patentable invention in Poland?
Patents are granted for any inventions which are new, which involve an inventive step and which are susceptible of industrial application. Discoveries, scientific theories and mathematical methods, aesthetic creations, schemes, rules and methods for performing mental acts, doing business or playing games, creations, whose incapability of exploitation may be proved under the generally accepted and recognised principles of science, programs for computers, presentations of information are not regarded as inventions. Patents are not granted for inventions whose exploitation would be contrary to public order or morality, plant or animal varieties or essentially biological processes for the production of plants or animals (with exclusion of microbiological processes or the products thereof), methods for treatment of the human or animal body by surgery or therapy or diagnostic methods applied on human or animal bodies (with exclusion of products, and in particular to substances or compositions applied in diagnostics or treatment).
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