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Patents Act 1977 (Amendment) Regulations 2011

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Year of current version:2011
Date of entry into force of original text:October 1, 2011
Date of Text (Issued):August 19, 2011
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Patents (Inventions)
Notes:
The text of the Patents Act 1977 (Amendment) Regulations 2011 is reproduced with the express authorization from the UK Intellectual Property Office (Intellectual Property Office © Crown Copyright 2011).

These Regulations insert a new section 118A into the Patents Act 1977 which contains an exception from copyright. Section 118A provides that copyright is not infringed in a copyright work when a document is copied or made available electronically to the public for the purpose of inspection in accordance with section 118 of the Act.
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Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:GB209

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