Inventions which are novel, which surpass the State-of-the-Art and which are applicable in industry shall be protected by patents.
Trademarks may consist of any signs like words, including personal names, figures, colors, letters, numbers, sounds and the shape of goods or their packaging, provided that such signs are capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one undertaking from those of other undertakings and being represented on the register in a manner to determine the clear and precise subject matter of the protection afforded to its proprietor.
Design shall be the appearance of the whole or a part of a product resulting from the features of, the line, contour, colour, shape, material or texture of the product itself or its ornamentation.
Geographical Indications and
Designations of Origin
Food, agricultural, mining, handicraft and industrial products resulting from unification of natural and human factors, shall be entitled to geographical indication or traditional speciality guaranteed protection provided that they are registered.