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Intellectual Property

“Patent” means a document issued to grant protection for an invention or a design under the provisions.

Patent

Patent

“Patent” means a document issued to grant protection for an invention or a design under the provisions

A patent may be granted only for invention which the following conditions

  1. the invention is new;
  2. it involves an invention step; and
  3. it is capable of industrial application

The following inventions are not protected

  1. naturally occurring microorganisms and their components, animals, plants or extracts from animals or plants;
  2. scientific or mathematical rules or theories;
  3. computer programs;
  4. methods of diagnosis, treatment or cure of human and animal diseases;
  5. inventions contrary to public order, morality, health or welfare.

An applicant for a patent shall possess one of the following qualifications

  1. being a Thai national or a juristic person having its headquarters located in Thailand;
  2. being a national of a country party to a convention or an international agreement on patent protection to which Thailand is also a party;
  3. being a national of a country which allows Thai nationals or juristic persons having their headquarters to apply for patents in that country;
  4. being domiciled or having a real and effective industrial or commercial establishment in Thailand or a country party to a convention or an international agreement on patent protection to which Thailand is also a party.

 

Patent Representative License