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Patent Act (Act No. 121 of April 13, 1959, as last amended by Act No. 116 of December 14, 1994)

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Year of current version:1994
Date of last amendment:December 14, 1994
Date of entry into force of original text:April 13, 1959
Date of Text (Enacted):December 14, 1994
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Utility Models
Notes:-This consolidated version of Patent Act (Act No. 121 of April 13, 1959) incorporates all amendments made in the Act since its adoption up to December 14, 1994 (Act No. 116 of December 14, 1994).

-Date of entry into force: See 'Supplementary Provisions.'
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