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Patents Act (1967:837)

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Year of current version:1994
Date of last amendment:January 1, 1994
Date of Text (Enacted):December 1967
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:
This Act enters into force on the same date as the Act concerning the accession of Sweden to the European Union.
The amendment (1994:234) enters into force on July 1, 1994.
The basic provisions on enforcement of intellectual property law are included in Article 57 and following of the Patents Act.
The civil and judicial procedures and remedies, and provisions on provisional judicial measures of intellectual property law are included in Article 57 a and following of the Patents Act.
The provisions on criminal procedures available for infringement of intellectual property law are included in Article 57 of the Patents Act.

The English and the French version contain amendments up to amendment law 1994:234, the Swedish version was lastly updated by law 1994:1511.
Available Texts: 
English

Patents Act (1967:837) Patents Act (1967:837), Complete document (pdf) [311 KB] Patents Act (1967:837), Complete document (htm) [124 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi (1967:837) sur les brevets Loi (1967:837) sur les brevets, Complete document (pdf) [168 KB]

Swedish

Patentlag (1967:837) Patentlag (1967:837), Complete document (pdf) [971 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:SE049

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