Saint Lucia

Industrial Designs Act 2000

Year of Version:2001
Date of Entry into Force:June 2003
Date of Text (Enacted):February 15, 2001
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property
Notes:The WTO notification states:
'The Act provides for the protection of industrial designs. The Act provides protection for an industrial design that satisfies the requirements of novelty and not being contrary to public order and morality.
The period of protection is five years but may be renewed for two further five-year periods.
This Act repeals Part II of Title X of the Commercial Code, Ch. 244, Revised Laws of Saint Lucia 1957.' (See section 25 'Repeals', p. 11)
Available Texts: 

Industrial Designs Act 2000 Industrial Designs Act 2000, Complete document (pdf) [355 KB] Industrial Designs Act 2000, Complete document (htm) [28 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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Historical Versions:
WIPO Lex No.:LC009


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