PATENTING OF INVENTIONS AND UTILITY MODELSINVENTION: according to paragraph 1 of article 1350 of Civil Code of Russian Federation, this
is a legally protected technical decision in any field which relates to a product (in particular, to an apparatus, a substance, a microbial strain, tissue culture of animals or plants) or to a method (a process of carrying out actions to a material object using material facilities).
Legal protection is granted to an invention by the law if it has been new, involves an inventive
step, and industrially applicable.
An invention is protected by the patent. Patent lifetime duration is 20 years.
UTILITY MODEL: according to paragraph 1 of article 1351 of Civil Code of Russian Federation,
this is a legally protected technical decision relating to an apparatus.