Law Concerning Patents for Inventions Solely Intended for the Sightless

(N° 962 of November 20, 1970)

1. The grant and maintenance of patents and of industrial privileges concerning the invention and production respectively of any new creation intended, by reason of its nature, for the sole use of the blind, and all transactions relating thereto, shall be exempt from all taxes and fees.
2. Before the patents are granted, the real use of the creations referred to in Section 1 shall be ascertained by the competent administration, which shall have heard the views of the Italian Union for the Blind.