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Invention


Definition:

The subject of protection, for which a patent may be granted, an invention is any solution of a technical nature:

  1. biotechnological invention - an invention related to a product consisting of or containing biological material or a method by which biological material is produced, processed or used;
  2. secret invention - an invention constituting classified information, categorized as: "top secret", "secret", "confidential" or "restricted"; an invention may be considered secret if it concerns state defense or security.

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