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The Patents Act, 1970

Year of Version:1970
Date of Entry into Force:April 20, 1972
Date of Text (Enacted):September 19, 1970
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:This Law repealed and replaced the Patents and Designs Act of 1911, which was enacted by the British government of India.
Available Texts: 
English

The Patents Act, 1970 The Patents Act, 1970, Complete document (pdf) [227 KB] The Patents Act, 1970, Complete document (htm) [215 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi de 1970 sur les brevets Loi de 1970 sur les brevets, Complete document (pdf) [232 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:IN004

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