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Act No. 435/2001 Coll. on Patents, Supplementary Protection Certificates and on Amendment of Some Acts (The Patent Act, as amended)

Year of Version:2007
Date of Text (Enacted):October 4, 2001
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Utility Models
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Patent Act incorporates all the amendments made by the following laws:
-Act No. 402/2002 Coll., which entered into force on August 1, 2002
-Act No. 84/2007 Coll., which entered into force on March 1, 2007
-Act No. 517/2007 Coll., which entered into force on January 1, 2007

The notification by Slovakia to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states
'The respective amendments were adopted mainly to harmonize the Slovak intellectual property laws with relevant EC Directives.'
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Act No. 435/2001 Coll. on Patents, Supplementary Protection Certificates and on Amendment of Some Acts (The Patent Act, as amended) Act No. 435/2001 Coll. on Patents, Supplementary Protection Certificates and on Amendment of Some Acts  (The Patent Act, as amended), Complete document (pdf) [313 KB]

Slovak

ZÁKON 435/2001 Z.z. o patentoch, dodatkových ochranných osvedčeniach a o zmene a doplnení
niektorých zákonov (patentový zákon) ZÁKON 435/2001 Z.z. o patentoch, dodatkových ochranných osvedčeniach a o zmene a doplnení<br/>niektorých zákonov (patentový zákon), Complete document (pdf) [308 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:SK031

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