What is patentable?

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A new product or proceeding in any field of technology that provides a new way to do something or a new technical solution to a problem, i.e. Vaccines; genetically modified organisms; a recombinant gen; monoclonal antibodies, etc.
Nevertheless, all the possible products or proceedings are not patentable, in accordance with the exclusions provided by law, such as:

  • Discoveries, scientific theories and mathematical methods
  • Living beings or parts thereof found in nature
  • Biological material existing in nature or which may be isolated, including the genome or germ plasm of any natural living being
  • Literary and artistic works • Schemes, rules and methods for performing mental acts, playing games or doing business
  • Computer programs or software • Presentations of information
  • Inventions which exploitation would be contrary to the public order, morality, human and animal health and preserve, vegetable preserve, or environmental preserve.
  • Diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical methods for the treatment of humans and animals.
  • Plant and animal varieties, essentially biological processes to produce plants or animals.
  • Uses or second uses for products or procedures