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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
A utility model is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which allows the right holder to prevent others from commercially using the protected invention, without his authorization, for a limited period of time. In its basic definition, which may vary from one country (where such protection is available) to another, a utility model is similar to a patent. In fact, utility models are sometimes referred to as "petty patents" or "innovation patents." The present paper highlight the different aspect of the utility model and in final examines the potential use of utility models in developing countries. . . . .