12/15/1993, the Law of Ukraine On the Protection of Rights to Inventions and Utility Models was adopted.
The main purpose of the patenting of an invention procedure is obtaining a patent that protects intellectual rights of the author of the invention. After going through all the formal procedures, the author receives a patent for an invention (utility model), which certifies the right of ownership, priority and the right of authorship of the person who created the invention.
The object of the invention (utility model) can be:
- product (namely: substance, device, cell culture of plants and animals, etc.);
- Use a previously known product or method for another purpose.