Patents are available in Poland both as rights granted locally by the Polish Patent Office (PPO), as well as European Patents (EP) – based on the decision of the European Patent Office (EPO), subject only to subsequent validation before the PPO. Poland is a party to a number of key international treaties on intellectual property, including TRIPS and the European Patent Convention (EPC). Therefore, Polish patent laws should be consistent with the internationally accepted standards relating to patents – at least with their most fundamental principles. Consequently, the conditions

Consequently, the conditions…

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