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Patent Law (as amended up to January 1, 2016)

Year of Version:2016
Date of Last Amendment:January 1, 2016
Date of Text (Enacted):February 15, 2007
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models
Notes:
This consolidated text of the Patent Law takes into account amendments up to the Law of November 19, 2015, which came into force on January 1, 2016.

The Law of November 19, 2015 introduces the amendments to the following provisions of the consolidated text:
- Chapter I, Sections 1 and 3;
- Chapter II, Sections 5, 8, 9 and 11;
- Chapter IV, Section 18;
- Chapter V, Sections 23 to 26;
-Chapter VI, Sections 28 to 30, 32, 33 to 46 and 48 to 49;
- Chapter VII, Sections 50 to 53;
- Chapter VIII, Sections 55 and 58;
- Chapter IX; Section 64;
- Chapter XII, Sections 70 to 74;
- Chapter XIII, Section 76.
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Patentu likums (Ar grozījumiem: 01.01.2016.) Patentu likums (Ar grozījumiem: 01.01.2016.), Complete document (pdf) [295 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:LV064

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