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Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks

Albania

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
July 7, 2008Law No. 9947 of July 7, 2008, on Industrial Property

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
April 17, 2008Law No. 9902 of April 17, 2008, on Consumer Protection
January 27, 1999Law No. 8449 of 27 January, 1999 on Customs Code of the Republic of Albania
March 29, 1996Law No. 8116 of March 29, 1996 on Code of Civil Procedure
July 29, 1994Law No. 7850 of July 29, 1994, on the Civil Code of The Republic of Albania

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
May 13, 2009Decision No. 883 of May 13, 2009 on Tariffs for Industrial Property Object
May 6, 2009Order No. 406 dated May 6, 2009 on the Approval of the Internal Regulation of Directorate General of Patents & Trademarks
December 29, 2008Decision No. 1706 of December 29, 2008 on the Approval of Regulation for Registration of Trademarks and Service Marks
June 13, 2000Decision of the Council of Ministers N° 313 of June 13, 2000 on the Operation of the Albanian Patent and Trademark Office

Treaty Approvals

Date of TextTitle
March 20, 2003Law No. 9033 of March 20, 2003 on the Accession of the Republic of Albania in the Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods & Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks
January 31, 2003Law No. 8992 of January 31, 2003 on the Accession of the Republic of Albania in the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

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