WHAT are NOT INVENTIONS under patent act Section 3

Posted on 05-05-2016        By ADMIN

WHAT are NOT INVENTIONS under patent act   Section 3  :-

            Thefollowing 15 are not Inventions within the meaning of the Act, namely-

1.         an invention- which is frivolous or which claims anything obviously contrary to wellestablished natural laws,

2.         an invention- the primary or intended use or commercial exploitation of which could becontrary to public order or morality or which causes serious prejudice tohuman, animal or plant life or health or to the environment ;

3.         the merediscovery - of a scientific principle or the formulation of an abstract theory( or discovery of any living thing or non-living substance occurring in nature ).

4.         the merediscovery - of any new property ornew use for a known substance orof the mere use of a known process, machine or apparatus unless such knownprocess results in a new product or employs at least one new reactant,

5.         a substanceobtained - by a mere admixture resulting only in the aggregation of theproperties of the components thereof or a process for producing such substance,

6.         the merearrangement or re-arrangement or duplication of known devices - eachfunctioning independently or one another in a known way,

7.         a method of agricultureor horticulture,

8.         any Process- for the medicinal, surgical, curative, prophylactic or other treatment ofhuman beings or any process for a similar treatment of animals or plants - torender them free of disease or to increase their economic value or that oftheir product.

9.         plants andanimals - in whole or any part thereof other than micro organisms but includingseeds, varieties and species and essentially biological processes - forproduction or propagation of plants and animals ;

10.       amathematical or business method or a computer program or algorithms ;

11.       a literary,dramatic, musical or artistic work or any other aesthetic creation whatsoever -including cinematographic works and television productions ;

12.       a mere schemeor rule or method of performing - mental act or method of playing game

13.       apresentation of information ;

14.       topography ofintegrated circuits ;

15.       an inventionwhich, in effect, - is traditional knowledge or which is an aggregation orduplication of known properties of traditionally known component or components.

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