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Designs Act (Act No. 125 of April 13, 1959, as amended up to Act No. 47 of May 23, 2003)

Year of Version:2004
Date of Text (Enacted):April 13, 1959
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Utility Models
Notes:This consolidated version of the Design Act incorporates all the amendments to the Act from its enactment to Law No. 47 of 2003, which came into force on January 1, 2004.
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Designs Act (Act No. 125 of April 13, 1959, as amended up to Act No. 47 of May 23, 2003) Designs Act (Act No. 125 of April 13, 1959, as amended up to Act No. 47 of May 23, 2003), Complete document (pdf) [2559 KB]

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