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Differences Between a Patent and Utility Model

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Differences Between a Patent and Utility Model

No inventive step is sought for the utility models. In addition, no utility model protection is possible for the methods, the products resulted from such methods and chemical substances.

 Differences Between a Patent and Utility Model, Turkish Patent Lawyers Istanbul, Turkey

Novelty: Novelty should be absolute. In other words, the invention should not be explicitly expressed in written form or in any other means or used in the manner to be accessed by the people in all around the world.

Inventive Step: The invention should not be obvious to a person skilled in the field of the invention.

Industrial applicability: the invention should have the ability of practical application rather than theory.

Issuance of utility model certificate is in favour of the applicant in terms of cost and short process time and it is much easier due to the fact that no examination and search procedures are applied.

The utility model is less costly compared with the patent and it is certified in a much shorter time.

In the patent applications to be filed to the Turkish Patent Institute, the description which explains the invention is required, not the product which is the subject of the invention.

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