Finland

Act on the Right in Employee Inventions (Act No. 656/1967 of December 29, 1967)

Year of Version:1968
Date of Entry into Force:January 1, 1968
Date of Text (Enacted):December 29, 1967
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Patents (Inventions)
Notes:The notification by Finland to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Act contains provisions concerning the employee's and employer's exclusive rights to inventions made during the employment. The Act contains also provisions concerning the Board of employee Inventions.'
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Finnish

Laki oikeudesta työntekijän tekemiin keksintöihin 29.12.1967/656 Laki oikeudesta työntekijän tekemiin keksintöihin 29.12.1967/656, Complete document (pdf) [71 KB] Laki oikeudesta työntekijän tekemiin keksintöihin 29.12.1967/656, Complete document (htm) [9 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Swedish

Lag om rätt till arbetstagares uppfinningrar 29.12.1967/656 Lag om rätt till arbetstagares uppfinningrar 29.12.1967/656, Complete document (pdf) [40 KB] Lag om rätt till arbetstagares uppfinningrar 29.12.1967/656, Complete document (htm) [8 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:FI018

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