What is patent law in Philippines?

What is patent law in Philippines?

Under Philippine law, what are patentable inventions? Patentable inventions are any technical solution of a problem in any field of human activity that is new, involves an inventive step, and is industrially applicable. It may be, or may relate to, a product, process or any improvement of thereof.

What are the types of patent?

What kind of patent do you need?

  • There are three types of patents – Utility, Design, and Plant.
  • Utility Patent.
  • Design Patent.
  • Plant Patent.

What is protected under patent law?

A patent owner has the right to decide who may – or may not – use the patented invention for the period in which the invention is protected. In other words, patent protection means that the invention cannot be commercially made, used, distributed, imported, or sold by others without the patent owner’s consent.

How long does a patent last in Philippines?

(20) years
The term of protection for a Patent is (20) years from the date of filing in the Philippines, with no possibility of renewal.

How much is patent in the Philippines?

The standard costs for a patent application are the basic government filing fee of $90.90, the excess claim fee of $7.58 per claim, and the substantive examination fee of $88.38. The standard professional fee is $400.00.

What are 4 types of patents?

There are four different patent types:

  • Utility patent. This is what most people think of when they think about a patent.
  • Provisional patent.
  • Design patent.
  • Plant patent.

What is not patentable?

An invention whose commercial exploitation is contrary to public order and morality or which causes serious prejudice to human, animal, plant, or the environment is not patentable. Thus, a device for housebreaking or a gambling machine cannot be granted a patent.