If I apply for patent protection, what rights will I be entitled to?

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Patent owners in the EU are generally entitled to prevent others from making, using, offering for sale, selling, or importing for these purposes the invention without prior authorisation.

Consequently, if you get patent protection, other persons and organisations cannot exploit your patent protected work without your consent. However, it is important to remember that you will be entitled to this set of rights only in the territories where you have been granted a patent and as long as the patent subsists.