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Registered Designs Act (Act No. 221 of March 12, 1971, as last amended by Act No. 718 of April 21, 1995)

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Year of current version:1995
Date of last amendment:April 21, 1995
Date of entry into force of original text:April 1, 1971
Date of Text (Enacted):March 12, 1971
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Industrial Designs
Notes:The notification by Finland to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Act contains provisions concerning the definition of designs, the requirements for protection, the application and registration of designs and the scope of design protection.'

The English translation provided by the Finnish authorities but is specified 'Unofficial translation.'
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English

Registered Designs Act (Act No. 221 of March 12, 1971, as last amended by Act No. 718 of April 21, 1995) Registered Designs Act (Act No. 221 of March 12, 1971, as last amended by Act No. 718 of April 21, 1995), Complete document (pdf) [170 KB] Registered Designs Act (Act No. 221 of March 12, 1971, as last amended by Act No. 718 of April 21, 1995), Complete document (htm) [34 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi n° 221 du 12 mars 1971 sur les dessins et modèles enregistrés (modifiée en dernier lieu par la loi n° 718 du 21 avril 1995) Loi n° 221 du 12 mars 1971 sur les dessins et modèles enregistrés (modifiée en dernier lieu par la loi n° 718 du 21 avril 1995), Complete document (pdf) [175 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:FI011

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