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Design Protection Act (1970:485) (as amended up to Act (2016:372))

Year of Version:2016
Date of Entry into Force:July 1, 1970
Date of Text (Enacted):June 29, 1970
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Industrial Designs, Trade Names, Trademarks
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Design Protection Act incorporates all the amendments up to following Acts:
-Act (2016:194) (also called 'Swedish Statute Book, SFS 2016:194', which was passed on March 10, 2016, and comes into force on September 1, 2016.
-Act (2016:372) (also called 'Swedish Statute Book, SFS 2016:372'), which was passed on April 21, 2016, and came into force on June 1, 2016.

The amendments introduced by the Act (2016:194) to Sections 21, 22, 31, 31 b, 35 b, 35 e, 37 b, 43, 47, and 52 of the consolidated version come into force on September 1, 2016 (for further details see 'Transitional Provisions' at the the end of this document of the consolidated version).
The amendments introduced by the Act (2016:372) to Section 4 of the consolidated version came into force on June 1, 2016.
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Mönsterskyddslag (1970:485) (i ändrad lydelse upp till Lag (2016:372) Mönsterskyddslag (1970:485) (i ändrad lydelse upp till Lag (2016:372), Complete document (pdf) [133 KB] Mönsterskyddslag (1970:485) (i ändrad lydelse upp till Lag (2016:372), Complete document (htm) [67 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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WIPO Lex No.:SE139

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