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Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks

Lithuania

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
June 5, 2001Law of June 5, 2001, No. IX-352, on Fees for the Registration of Industrial Property Objects (as modified by Law No. X-1120 of May 10, 2007)
October 10, 2000Law on Trademarks of October 10, 2000, No. VIII-1981 (as amended on 8 June 2006 – by Law No. X-651)

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
April 30, 2004Regulations No. 3R-37 of April 30, 2004 on the Registration of Trademarks
April 10, 2001Order No. 65 of the Minister of Justice Establishing the Procedure of the Granting of the Permission for Use of Lithuanian State Symbolic in Trademarks and Firm Names, adopted on 10 April 2001
February 12, 2001Governmental Resolution No. 155 on the Order of Granting the Permission for Use of Lithuanian State Symbolic in Trademarks and Firm Names, adopted on 12 February 2001
December 29, 2000Rules for the Registration of Trademarks, adopted by Order No. 123 of the State Patent Bureau on 29 December 2000
December 29, 2000Order No. 123 of December 29, 2000 of the State Patent Bureau for the Implementation of the Law of Trademarks No. VIII-1981

Treaty Approvals

Date of TextTitle
November 18, 1997Law on the Ratification of the Trademark Law Treaty (TLT) No. VIII-526, adopted on 18 November 1997
April 29, 1997Law on the Ratification of the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks of 1989 No. VIII-204, adopted on 29 April 1997.
September 17, 1996Law on the Ratification of the Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of Registration of Marks No. I-1521, adopted on 17 September 1996
May 28, 1996Law on the Ratification of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property No. I-1349, adopted on 28 May 1996

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