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Who can apply
for a patent

  • The procedure for recognition of the right of a Patent may be initiated by the inventor (natural entity, who created the invention within their own work) and their legal successor (legal or natural entity , who is granted the right of the patent by virtue of Law, legal work, inheritance or court decision).
  • If the invention is a product of joined work of several inventors than the right of initiation of the patent rights recognition procedure belongs to all of the inventors involved or their legal successors.
  • The employer is considered to be the legal successor of the inventor only when, based on the Law or the employment contract he has the right to acquire the patent for an invention created within the work basis of the inventor.
  • НIndividuals that only provided technical assistance during the creation of an invention are not considered to be inventors.