European Union
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Patents (including Plant Variety Protection)
31. Please clarify if the patent protection of a process, as provided for in your legislation, covers the product obtained directly by that process.
Section 8(2) provides that an invention may be or may relate to a process. Section 32(2)(b) provides that where a patent is granted in respect of a process, a person has exploited that patent where they make, import, offer for sale, use, sell or stock for sale or use the product obtained by means of that process.