South Africa

Patent Regulations 1978

Year of Version:1978
Date of Entry into Force:January 1, 1979
Date of Text (Issued):December 15, 1978
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:These Regulations are promulgated by the Government Notice No. R.6247 of December 15, 1978.

The notification by South Africa to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'These regulations provide for applications for registration, opposition, assignment, deregistration, forms used, and fees payable thereunder.'
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Patent Regulations 1978 Patent Regulations 1978, Complete document (pdf) [601 KB] Patent Regulations 1978, Complete document (htm) [70 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:ZA014


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