Q: hi, I had discovered a novel compound that shown an antifungal assay, this has never been reported, can i patent it?
There are a lot of factors in play
Has that compound being used before for something?
Has it been in existence before?
Did it have other elements that can be considered generic? so that a previous compound may be used if minor changes are made
Is it obvious what you found?
I suggest you make an appointment and discuss this in confidence.
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