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Patent Act (Act No. 121 of April 13, 1959, as last amended by Act No. 47 of May 23, 2003)

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Year of current version:2004
Date of last amendment:May 23, 2003
Date of entry into force of original text:April 13, 1959
Date of Text (Enacted):January 1, 2004
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
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Patent Act (Act No. 121 of April 13, 1959, as last amended by Act No. 47 of May 23, 2003) Patent Act (Act No. 121 of April 13, 1959, as last amended by Act No. 47 of May 23, 2003), Complete document (pdf) [7108 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:JP052

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