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

Year of Version:1986
Date of Entry into Force: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.
Available Texts: 
Danish

Bekendtgørelse af Lov om arbejdstageres opfindelser (Lov nr. 131 af 18. marts 1986) Bekendtgørelse af Lov om arbejdstageres opfindelser (Lov nr. 131 af 18. marts 1986), Complete document (pdf) [159 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:DK026

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