A person who invents anything new has been given right to use that invention for its exclusive use upto a specified period. No other can use that invention except with the permission of inventor within specified period of patent. The Chapter II of this Act details the Invention, which cannot be patented.
The Act describes in detail procedure of obtaining the patent and other related matter. It has 23 chapters with 163 sections. A patent office is created where applications for patent can be submitted, and who after due procedure register the patent. The Act also details about International patents and about infringement of patents.