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Subject of Utility Model Protection

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Subject of Utility Model Protection
What is the target of protection by utility model registration?
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The target of protection is the creation of technical ideas utilizing laws of nature,
called “a device” by the Utility Model Act, relating to the shape or structure of an article or
combination of articles. Materials themselves (e.g. medicines, chemical compounds,
glasses and alloys), or methods are not subject to utility model protection.

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