Useful model denotes constructive implementation of means of production and commodity as well as their constituent elements. The legal protection is granted provided the model is new and industrially exploitable.
Useful model is considered to be new if the complex of its essential notes cannot be examined from the information on the state of the art.
Useful model is considered to be industrially exploitable if it can be practically used.
The rights on the useful model are protected by the patent which is valid for 5 (five) years from the filing date with the possible extension for 3 (three) upon the request of the proprietor of the patent.
The patent for useful model is granted to the author (authors/proprietor of the patent) who possesses the prerogative right to use the protected object of industrial property ad libitum.
The proprietor of the patent is obliged to use the useful model and annually pay the maintenance of the protection document.
The procedure of issuing the patent for useful model:
Drafting and filing an application to the Expert Body
Within7-10 days after paying the services of the Bureau
6 months from the filing date
Issuing of the patent
2 months after paying the fee for issuing the patent
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