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The Registered Designs Act 1949 (as consolidated 1979)

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Year of current version:1979
Date of last amendment:April 30, 1979
Date of entry into force of original text:1950
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Industrial Designs, Patents (Inventions), Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:© Crown Copyright 1979

The Act consolidates certain enactments relating to registered designs. It prescribes that where an application for the registration of a design has been abandoned or refused, information filed in pursuance of the registration shall not be open to public inspection.
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