Mauritius,Patent, Industrial Designs And Trademarks Act

Mauritius,Patent, Industrial Designs And Trademarks Act

The Patent, Industrial Designs and Trademarks Act of 2002 entered into force on April 10th, 2004. Absolute novelty is now required for obtaining a patent. The patent term is 20 years from the filing date. Diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical methods for the treatment of humans and animals is not patentable.