Which inventions cannot be protected as patents in Bhutan? - SSRANA

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Which inventions cannot be protected as patents in Bhutan?

As per Section 4(3) of the Act, the following inventions are not patentable in Bhutan:

  1. discoveries, scientific theories and mathematical methods;
  2. schemes, rules or methods for doing business, performing purely mental acts or playing games;
  3. methods for treatment of the human or animal body by surgery or therapy, as well as diagnostic methods practised on the human or animal body.

TYPES PATENT APPLICATIONS IN BHUTAN

  1. Ordinary Application
  2. Convention Patent Application
  3. Divisional Patent Application

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