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Legal Texts Relevant to Industrial Designs

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Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
May 24, 2011Law 3966 (GG 118 A’, 24.05.2011) 'Institutional framework of Model Pilot Schools, Establishment of an Institute of Educational Policy, Organisation of the Institute of Computer Technology and Publications 'DIOFANTOS' and other provisions'

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
July 6, 2011Law No. 2943/2001 on Serving Sentences of Drug Dealers and other Provisions in the Competency of the Ministry of Justice

IP Laws: issued by the Executive

Date of TextTitle
May 31, 2002Presidential Decree No. 161/2002 “Adaptation of Presidential Decree 259/1997 to the provisions of Directive 98/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 1998 on the legal protection of designs”
September 19, 1997Presidential Decree No. 259/1997 of September 19, 1997, “Implementing Provisions of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs as ratified with law No. 2417/1996 and Provisions Concerning the National Title of Protection”

Treaty Approvals

Date of TextTitle
June 21, 1996Law No. 2417/96, Ratification of The Hague Agreement Concerning the International deposit of Industrial Designs, of 6 November 1925, as revised at the Hague on 28 November 1960, and the Additional Act of Stockholm, of 14 July 1967 as amended at Stockholm on 28 September 1979
October 13, 1975Law No. 213/1975 on the Ratification of the Paris International Convention of 1883 on 'Protection of Industrial Property' as revised in Stockholm on 14th July 1967
August 1, 1975Law No. 100/1975, Ratification of a) the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization adopted on July 14, 1967 and b) the Revision of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works on July 24,1971 at Paris.

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