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Law on the Protection of Trade Marks and other Signs (as amended July 16, 1998)

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Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1995
Date of Text (Enacted):October 25, 1994
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Plant Variety Protection, Trade Names, Trademarks
Notes:
Article 130 of this Law refers to 'Council Regulation (EEC) No. 2081/92 of July 14, 1992 on the Protection of Geographical Indications and Designations of Origin for Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs'.

Article 150 refers to `Council Regulation (EC) No. 3295/94 of 22 December 1994 Laying Down Measures to Prohibit the Release for Free Circulation, Export, Re-Export or Entry for a Suspensive Procedure of Counterfeit and Pirated Goods’.

Date of entry into force: See Articles 152 to 165 for further detail.

Art. 130 nimmt Bezug auf die 'Verordnung (EWG) Nr. 2081/92 des Rates vom 14. Juli 1992 zum Schutz von geographischen Angaben und Ursprungsbezeichnungen für Agrarerzeugnisse und Lebensmittel'.
Inkrafttreten: Siehe Art. 152 bis 165.
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English

Law on the Protection of Trade Marks and other Signs (as amended July 16, 1998) Law on the Protection of Trade Marks and other Signs (as amended July 16, 1998), Complete document (pdf) [445 KB] Law on the Protection of Trade Marks and other Signs (as amended July 16, 1998), Complete document (htm) [316 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi sur la protection des marques et autres signes (modifiée le 16 juillet 1998) Loi sur la protection des marques et autres signes (modifiée le 16 juillet 1998), Complete document (pdf) [458 KB]

German

Gesetz über den Schutz von Marken und sonstigen Kennzeichen (Markengesetz - MarkenG) Gesetz über den Schutz von Marken und sonstigen Kennzeichen (Markengesetz - MarkenG), Complete document (pdf) [4840 KB]

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