Depending on the type of protection title that conditions of protection are different: an invention shall be eligible for protection by granting of an Invention Patent if it meets the following conditions: To be novel; To involve an inventive step; To be susceptible of industrial application; Unless it is common knowledge, an invention shall be eligible for protection by granting of a Utility solution Patent if it meets the following conditions: To be novel; To be susceptible of industrial application.
Both invention and utility solutions are technical solutions in the form of product or process to solve a problem identified by the application of the laws of nature; however, the invention requires creativity, this is not required in utility solutions. So it cannot be seen that everyone can create invention, which requires creators to have a qualification and skills of the relevant technical field at a higher rate than normal.
The invention is a particular object in the field of intellectual property, because the invention is one of the determinants of the outstanding development of enterprises, especially manufacturing enterprises. In practice, Apple has been very successful with new inventions for mobile devices, or vice versa, Nokia has no more development because they have no breakthrough inventions. Besides bringing competitiveness to businesses operating the same field, the invention also benefits for consumers.