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Act on the Patent Appeals Court (1977:729)

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Year of current version:2010
Date of entry into force of original text:1978
Date of Text (Enacted):August 24, 1977
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:
Section 1 of the Law states: The Patent Appeals Court examines the administrative appeals against decisions of the Patent and Trademark Office as provided in the Patents Act (1967:837) and its regulations, the Registered Designs Act (1970:485), the Trade Marks Act (2010:1877), the Trade Names Act (1982:670), and the Act (1991:1559) of Regulations in the Areas of the Freedom of the Press Act and the Freedom of Expression Act. Furthermore, it examines patent appeals against decisions of the Board of Agriculture as provided for in the Plant Variety Rights Act (1997:306).
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Lag (1977:729) om Patentbesvärsrätten Lag (1977:729) om Patentbesvärsrätten, Complete document (pdf) [41 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:SE105

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