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Civil Code of the Republic of Afghanistan

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Year of current version:1977
Date of entry into force of original text:February 6, 1977
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:Article 1538 stipulates: 'Where in the course of work, the employee succeeds in invention, privileges and rights related to the invention shall belong to the employee himself, except when otherwise agreed upon, or the employee has been employed by the employer for invention and innovation. Nonetheless the employer shall be bound to offer suitable reward to the employee in accordance with the dictates of justice.'
The languages of the text are Dari and Pashto together.
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Persian

قانون مدنی جمهوری افغانستان قانون مدنی جمهوری افغانستان, Complete document (pdf) [113894 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:AF007

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