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n South African Intellectual Property Law Journal - Patenting the un-patentable : lessons for African patent systems from a review of patent subject matter exclusions in Kenya

Volume 5 Number 1
  • ISSN : 2309-4532
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Abstract

Patents are sometimes regarded as indicative of the pinnacle of innovation.1 A measure of respect is often given to granted patents, in part due to the relatively strict and technical examination process that is often necessary to obtain a granted patent.2 The patent examination process typically includes the evaluation of a number of substantive criteria. This work focuses on one of the threshold requirements for a grant of patent, namely, subject matter eligibility.

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2018-06-18

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