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Law of Turkmenistan of June 22, 2013, on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Turkmenistan

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Year of current version:2013
Date of entry into force of original text:July 4, 2013
Date of Text (Enacted):June 22, 2013
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks
Notes:
The Law of Turkmenistan of June 22, 2013, on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Turkmenistan was enacted on June 22, 2013, and came into force on July 4, 2013. It amends, inter alia, Law of Turkmenistan No. 220-III of October 23, 2008, on Inventions and Industrial Designs; Law of Turkmenistan No. 221-III of October 23, 2008, on Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Origin; and Law of Turkmenistan No. 964-XII of September 23, 1994, on the Legal Protection of Algorithms, Electronic Computer Programs, Databases and Topographies of Integrated Circuits.
In accordance with this law, the Patent Department was transformed into “the State Service for Intellectual Property of the Ministry of Economy and Development of Turkmenistan” (Turkmenpatent). The new IP office, which includes the Patent Department, the Copyright Protection Department and the Plant Variety Department, shall improve the IP protection system in Turkmenistan, and bring it in line with international standards.
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Law of Turkmenistan of June 22, 2013, on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Turkmenistan Law of Turkmenistan of June 22, 2013, on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Turkmenistan, Complete document (pdf) [55 KB]

Russian

Закон Туркменистана №14-IV от 22 июня 2013 г. «О внесении изменений в некоторые законодательные акты Туркменистана» Закон Туркменистана №14-IV от 22 июня 2013 г. «О внесении изменений в некоторые законодательные акты Туркменистана», Complete document (pdf) [65 KB]

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