Ghana

Textile Design (Registration) Decree of 1973 (Decree No. 213)

Year of Version:1973
Date of Text (Issued):September 12, 1973
Type of Text:IP Laws: issued by the Executive
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs
Notes:
The Decree provided for the registration and protection of textile designs. The Industrial Designs Act of 2003 repealed the Decree, and is presently the law regulating the registration and protection of textile designs in Ghana. The Act defines industrial designs to include textile designs. A textile design that was registered under the Decree continues to receive protection for the remainder of the protection duration under the Industrial Designs Act, 2003. The registered owner of the textile design must pay renewal fees in order to enjoy protection under the new law.
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Textile Design (Registration) Decree of 1973 (Decree No. 213) Textile Design (Registration) Decree of 1973 (Decree No. 213), Complete document (pdf) [105 KB] Textile Design (Registration) Decree of 1973 (Decree No. 213), Complete document (htm) [32 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Décret de 1973 sur l’enregistrement des dessins textiles Décret de 1973 sur l’enregistrement des dessins textiles, Complete document (pdf) [174 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:GH004

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