With regard to inventions, Article 47 of the Law states that " the owner of the protection document may initiate an action before the Committee against any person who infringes his invention by exploiting it in the Kingdom without his consent. The following shall be deemed as exploitation of the invention:
(a) If it is a product: Its manufacture, sale, offering for sale, use, storage or its importation for any of these purposes.
(b) If it is a process: The use of the process, or performing any of the acts referred to in the previous paragraph, in relation to the product which is directly obtained by the use of this process.
The owner of the protection document's right shall not preclude others from exploiting his invention in non-commercial activities relating to scientific research."
With regard to plant varieties, Article 56 of the Law states that " (a) The owner of the plant variety protection document may initiate an action before the Committee against any person who infringes the patented variety by exploiting the propagating material of the patented variety without his consent inside the Kingdom. The following shall be deemed to be exploitation of the propagating material of the patented variety:
(1) Producing or propagating it.
(2) Conditioning it for purposes of propagation.
(3) Exporting it.
(4) Importing it.
(5) Offering it for sale, selling it or any other sort of marketing.
(6) Stocking it for any of the above purposes.
(b) Rights stipulated in paragraph (a) of this Article include harvested material of the variety, including the whole plant or part thereof obtained by unlawful use of the propagating material of the variety. This applies where the owner of the protection document of the plant patent was not given a reasonable chance to exercise his rights in relation to the propagating material of the said variety.
(c) Rights stipulated in paragraphs (a) and (b) extend to the varieties derived essentially from the protected variety if it is not possible to distinguish such varieties clearly, in accordance with Article 55(b) of this Law, from the said protected variety, or that the production of these varieties requires the repeated use of the said protected variety.
(d) Rights stipulated in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of this Article shall not extend to acts performed for non-commercial personal purposes or for experimental purposes or for purposes of breeding new varieties.