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Trademark Act, 1992

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Estonia

Year of current version:1997
Date of last amendment:December 17, 1997
Date of entry into force of original text:October 1, 1992
Date of Text (Enacted):August 27, 1992
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
The WTO notification states:
"The Act prohibits generally access to the database of registration applications and the information on the processing of registration applications, and release of information from the database, but also gives exemptions for this rule."
"The laws on industrial property (the Trademarks Act, the Patents Act, the Utility Models Act and the Industrial Designs Act, all with the subsequent amendments, and the Layout-Design of Integrated Circuits Protection Act) contain provisions on the protection and enforcement of industrial property rights. The above laws set forth pre-court dispute resolution procedures by the Industrial Property Board of Appeal in specified cases."
"Further, the laws on industrial property contain provisions on certain additional remedies (injunctions) applicable in cases of infringements of industrial property rights."
"The Act defines the concept of trademark and trademark holders rights."
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Trademark Act, 1992 Trademark Act, 1992, Complete document (pdf) [240 KB]

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