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Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks


Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
April 11, 2001Law of April 11, 2001, on Patent Attorneys (as amended up to Law of December 12, 2013)
June 30, 2000Law of June 30, 2000, on Industrial Property (as amended up to Law of December 31, 2012)
May 11, 1994Law No. 331 of May 11, 1994, amending the Law on Trademarks

IP Laws: issued by the Executive

Date of TextTitle
May 15, 2008Prime Ministerial Decree of May 15, 2008 on filling in an electronic form of applications for the protection of inventions, medicinal products and plant protection products, utility models, industrial designs, trademarks, geographical indications and topographies of integrated circuits, and on carrying out correspondence in an electronic form
July 8, 2002Prime Ministerial Decree of July 8, 2002 on the Filing and Processing of Trade Marks
August 29, 2001Ordinance of Council of Ministers of August 29, 2001, on Charges relating to the Protection of Inventions, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Topographies of Integrated Circuits

IP Legal Literature

Date of TextTitle
 Guidelines of the President of the Patent Office for the interpretation of certain provisions of Law of June 30, 2000 on Industrial property

Treaty Approvals

Date of TextTitle
May 30, 2008Law of May 30, 2008, on the Ratification of the Singapore Treaty on Trademark Law Treaty and Regulations to the Singapore Trademark Law

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