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Patent Act and Acts on amending and supplementing the Patent Act (OG Nos. 173/2003, 87/2005, 76/2007, 30/2009, 128/2010, 49/2011 & 76/2013)

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Croatia

Year of current version:2013
Date of last amendment:June 18, 2013
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 2004
Date of Text (Enacted):October 15, 2003
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection
Notes:
The Patent Act was last amended by the Law on Amendments to the Patent Act of June 18, 2013, and published in the Official Gazette No. 76/2013 of June 21, 2013.
Article 23 of the Law on Amendments to the Patent Act states that it shall enter into force on the eight day of its publication in the Official Gazette, with the exception of the provisions of Article 1, 4, 5 to 20 and Article 23, which shall enter into force on the day of the accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union. The Act enters into force on June 29, 2013.
The Acts on Amendments and Supplement to the Patent Act annexed to the Patent Act, were published in the Official Gazettes Nos 87/2005, 76/2007, 30/2009, 128/2010 & 49/2011. They entered into force, respectively, on January 1, 2004, July 18, 2005, July 31, 2007, November 25, 2010, and May 7, 2011.
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Patent Act and Acts on amending and supplementing the Patent Act (OG Nos. 173/2003, 87/2005, 76/2007, 30/2009, 128/2010, 49/2011 & 76/2013) Patent Act and Acts on amending and supplementing the Patent Act (OG Nos. 173/2003, 87/2005, 76/2007, 30/2009, 128/2010, 49/2011 & 76/2013), Complete document (pdf) [361 KB]

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