Patent system: Since the patent is based on an examination report showing whether the application has the criteria of patentability, a more robust and longer protection is obtained and 20 years protection is provided.
Search Report: A patent application is a reference issued by competent research institutes where reference patents and other explanatory information have been identified and expert opinions have been found to provide insight into the innovation of the invention, applicability in the industry and whether the known state of the art has been exceeded.
Examination report: A patent application is a reminder of the innovation of the invention, issued by the competent inspection body where the expert judgment on applicability in the industry and the known state of the technique is not exceeded.
Patent: After the publication of the Search Report, third parties may dispute the terms of patentability. After the applicant chooses to examine and grant a patent or if a third party requests that a review be carried out, a substantive examination is made. If the Review Report is positive or if the negativity is remedied, the reviewed patent is issued for twenty years;
PATENT AND UTILITY MODEL DOCUMENTATION PROTECTION DAYS ARE YEARS?
1- Patent 20 years, 2- Utility Model 10 years,
End of protection period Patent and Utility Models become public.