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The Consolidate Act of January 24, 2012 on Employees' Inventions

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Year of current version:2012
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1968
Date of Text (Enacted):April 29, 1986
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Utility Models
Notes: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.'
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Danish

Bekendtgørelse af lov om arbejdstageres opfindelser Bekendtgørelse af lov om arbejdstageres opfindelser, Complete document (pdf) [22 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:DK171

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