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Utility model
also called a "petty patent and has 3 more synonyms

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  1. an intellectual property right to protect inventions

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 23, 2008
  2. It is very similar to the patent, but usually has a shorter term (often 6 or 10 years) and less stringent patentability requirements

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  3. This right is available in a number of national legislations, such as Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Chile, China, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Tai

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  4. The German and Austrian utility model is called the "Gebrauchsmuster", which influenced some other countries such as in Japan

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  5. in Indonesia and Finland is called a "Petty Patent"

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