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Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks

Norway

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
March 26, 2010Trademarks Act No. 8 of March 26, 2010 (as updated in 2014)
March 14, 2003Designs Act (Act No. 15 relating to Design Protection of March 14, 2003, as last amended in 2014)
January 1, 1996Amendments to the Legislation on Industrial Property (Extract)
March 12, 1993Plant Variety Act (Act No. 32 of March 12, 1993 relating to Plant Breeder's Rights, as last amended on July 1, 2010)
December 4, 1992Broadcasting Act (Act No. 127 of December 4, 1992 relating to Broadcasting)
June 16, 1972Act No. 2 of 9 January 2009, relating to the Control of Marketing and Contract Terms and Conditions, etc. (the Marketing Control Act) (extract)

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
June 16, 1972Act No. 47 of June 16, 1972 relating to Control of Marketing and Contract Terms and Conditions (the Marketing Control Act, as amended by Act No. 90 of December 18, 1981)

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
March 26, 2014Regulations No. 333 of March 26, 2014, relating to Payments etc. to the Norwegian Industrial Property Office and the Board of Appeal for Industrial Property Rights, as last amended by Regulation No. 20 of 08 January 2015
June 25, 2010Trademark Regulations No. 937 of June, 25, 2010 (as amended 2013)
April 4, 2003Designs Regulations No. 418 of April 4, 2003, to the Designs Act (as updated in 2014)
February 28, 1997Broadcasting Regulations (Regulations No. 153 of February 28, 1997, as amended Regulations No. 1324 of February 18, 2005)

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