As to patent application, any products, processes, improvements and developments of products or processes can be applied for patents
As to simple patent application, only products and mechanical devices can be applied for patents. Processes, uses, compositions and products characterized solely by their process cannot be applied for a patent.
Processes or products the publications and exploitation of which would be contrary to the prevailing rules and regulations, religious morality, public order or ethics
Methods for examination, treatment, medication, and/or surgery practised on the human and animal
Scientific theories and mathematical methods
Living creatures, except for micro-organisms
Essentially biological processes for the production of plants or animals other than non-biological process or microbiological process
Creations and methods for performing mental acts, playing games and doing business
Rules and methods relating to computer programs
Presentations of information.
DURATION OF PATENT
20 years for inventions filed as patent applications from the filing date
10 years for inventions filed as simple patent applications from the filing date
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR FILING A PATENT APPLICATION
Patent specification including description, claims, abstract and drawing (if any)