Legal Texts Relevant to Industrial Designs


Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
November 7, 2002Law No. IX-1181 of November 7, 2002, on Designs (as amended up to Law No. XIII-265 of March 30, 2017)
June 5, 2001Law No. IX-352 of June 5, 2001, on Fees for the Registration of Industrial Property Objects (as amended up to Law No. XII-1248 of October 16, 2014)

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
December 21, 2000Law No. IX-117 of December 21, 2000 on the Protection of Intellectual Property in the Field of Import and Export of Goods
September 26, 2000Law No. VIII-1968 of September 26, 2000, approving the Criminal Code (as modified on July 02, 2010)
December 13, 1954Code of Administrative Infringements of December 13,1984

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
August 29, 2009Order No 3R-51 of August 29, 2009 on the Approval of Form of Documents issued by the State Patent Bureau
August 18, 2009Order No. 3R-50 of August 18, 2009 amending Order No 3R-132 of December 1, 2005 of the Director of the State Patent Bureau on the Approval of Rules Concerning Examination of Oppositions and Appeals
September 25, 2008Regulation No. 3R-72 of September 25, 2008, on the implementation of the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement for the International Registration of Industrial Designs
September 1, 1995Order No. 27 of the State Patent Bureau Regarding Registration of Industrial Design, adopted on 1 September 1995

Treaty Approvals

Date of TextTitle
May 28, 1996Law on the Ratification of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property No. I-1349, adopted on May 28, 1996