According to UAE Patent Law Article No. 6(1) No letters patent or utility certificate shall be issued for the following:

  • Plant varieties, animal species, or biological methods of producing plants or animals. Exceptions shall be allowed for the microbiological methods and their products.
  • Diagnostic methods, treatments, and surgical operations needed for humans and animals.
  • Scientific and Mathematical principles, discoveries and methods.
  • Guides, rules or methods followed to conduct business or perform mental activities or play games.
  • Invention that may lead to violation of the public order or morals.