Patents (Amendment) Act 2012

Year of Version:2016
Date of Text (Enacted):August 13, 2012
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:The Patents (Amendment) Act 2012 (Act No. 15 of 2012) was passed by Parliament on July 10, 2012, was assented to by the President on August 13, 2012, and was published in the Government Gazette on December 20, 2012.
The Act entered into force as follows:
- Section 2(b) entered into force on April 8, 2013;
- Sections 2(a), (c), (e), (f) and (g), 3 to 28 entered into force on February 14, 2014;
- Section 2(d) entered into force on November 1, 2016.
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Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:SG053