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Patents Act (Act No. 9 of 15 December, 1967, as last amended by Act No. 20 of May 2004)

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Year of current version:2004
Date of last amendment:May 7, 2004
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1968
Date of Text (Enacted):December 15, 1967
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Traditional Cultural Expressions, Traditional Knowledge (TK), Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:This consolidated version of The Norwegian Patents Act incorporates the amendments since its promulgation in 1967 up to 2004.

For provisions concerning genetic resources, see Article 8.
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