European Union
Bahrain, Kingdom of
Patents (including Plant Variety Protection)
26. Please explain whether or not diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical methods are excluded from patentability in your legislation. If so, please explain the relevant section of your legislation and explain its formulation.
As indicated in the response to question 24, the draft Law on Patents and Utility Models, excludes from patentability under Article 3(e) diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical methods for the treatment of humans and animals but not products for use in any of those methods.