contrário à moral



contrary to morality


Comparative law notes

"Contrário à moral" is the term used by the Brazilian Intellectual Property Act (Law No. 9,279 of 1996, sec. 18).

Definitions of contrary to morality

a term used, especially in patent law, to refer to an invention which cannot be patented (=a legal right to make, use or sell an invention for a specified period of time) because it is outside the accepted standards of conduct in society

The exploitation of the invention was deemed to be contrary to morality.