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Consolidate Act on Employees' Inventions (Consolidated Act No. 131 of 18 March 1986)

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Year of current version:1986
Date of last amendment:March 18, 1986
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1968
Date of Text (Enacted):April 29, 1955
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Patents (Inventions)
Notes:
Date of Entry into Force: see Final Provisions for further detail.

The notification by Denmark to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Act contains provisions on the inventions made by employees. Thus including provisions on the employee's right to apply for patent and the employer's right to transfer of the rights to the invention.'

This consolidated Act on Employees' Inventions includes the amendments that ensue from Act No. 479 of December 20, 1967, Act No. 555 of December 17, 1971, and Law No. 250 of June 12, 1975.
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Danish

Bekendtgørelse af Lov om arbejdstageres opfindelser, nr. 131 af 18. marts 1986 - Herved bekendtgøres lov nr. 142 af 29. april 1955 om arbejdstageres opfindelser med de ændringer, der følger af lov nr. 479 af 20. december 1967, lov nr. 555 af 17. december 1971 og lov nr. 250 af 12. juni 1975 Bekendtgørelse af Lov om arbejdstageres opfindelser, nr. 131 af 18. marts 1986 - Herved bekendtgøres lov nr. 142 af 29. april 1955 om arbejdstageres opfindelser med de ændringer, der følger af lov nr. 479 af 20. december 1967, lov nr. 555 af 17. december 1971 og lov nr. 250 af 12. juni 1975, Complete document (pdf) [159 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:DK026

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