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Law No. 8116 of March 29, 1996 on Code of Civil Procedure

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Year of current version:1996
Date of Text (Enacted):March 29, 1996
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models
Notes:
The WTO notification states:
"There are in this Code provisions of a generic nature especially in Parts I and II which are used in relation with intellectual property rights too."
"Article 21 states that when the law allows and the circumstances of the case dictate the taking of a judicial decision, independently from the knowledge of one party, the latter has the right to appeal in a judicial way against the decision made."
"In article 170, seventh paragraph, it is stated that "as preliminary actions the judge decides, according to the case, the provision of the seizure of the goods or other provisional relief"."
"Article 173 underlines that, when it is necessary to mention trade, invention secrets, the publication of which would affect interest protected by law, a session behind closed doors is allowed."
"According to Article 348, disputes which result from patents, trade and service marks, industrial designs, models and any other rights resulting from industrial property, are tried by the section of trade disputes in the court of the district of Tirana."
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Liji Nr.8116, datë 29.3.1996, Kodi I Procedures Civile IRepublikes se Ahqiperise Liji Nr.8116, datë 29.3.1996, Kodi I Procedures Civile IRepublikes se Ahqiperise, Complete document (pdf) [232 KB] Liji Nr.8116, datë 29.3.1996, Kodi I Procedures Civile IRepublikes se Ahqiperise, Complete document (htm) [926 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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