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Enforcement Ordinance of the Design Act (Ordinance No. 12 of 1960, as amended by Ordinance of the METI of 2011)

Year of Version:2011
Date of Entry into Force:April 1, 1960
Date of Text (Issued):March 8, 1960
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Industrial Designs
Notes:The notification by Japan to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The amendment to Article 16 of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the Design Act established the provisions for creating the right to claim transfer of design rights.'
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意匠法施行規則 意匠法施行規則, Complete document (pdf) [579 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:JP179

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