A patent granted by virtue of the provisions of this Law shall be a territorially limited right as is in force within the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

A foreign natural person and legal entity shall enjoy the same rights with regard to the protection of an invention by patent or consensual patent in Bosnia and Herzegovina as are enjoyed by a national natural person and legal entity if that arises from the international treaties and conventions acceeded to or ratified by Bosnia and Herzegovina (hereinafter referred to as the «international treaties and conventions») or from the application of the principle of reciprocity.