Invention is a creative solution of the problem, aimed at meeting the specific needs of industry, agriculture, health care and other sectors of the economy.

Inventions can be a device, method, substance, microorganism strain cells of plants and animals, as well as the use of a known device, method, substance or strain for a new purpose or any other new achievement in all fields of engineering and technology.

The following shall not be recognized as inventions: scientific theories and mathematical methods; methods of organization and management; symbols, schedules and rules; methods for performing mental acts; algorithms and programs for computers as such; projects and plans for buildings and for land; decisions contrary to public interests, principles of humanity and morality, causing damage to the environment.