European Union
Patents (including Plant Variety Protection)
24. Please explain whether or not in your legislation, patent or otherwise, patent rights are enjoyed without any exclusions. If exclusions are provided for, please describe in detail how these exclusions are applied in legal as well as practical terms.
Section 3 of the Patents Act provides that every inventor is entitled to the sole exclusive right of and in his invention. This Act does not prescribe any exclusions to the enjoyment of patent rights.