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The Uganda Registration Services Bureau Act

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Year of current version:2004
Date of entry into force of original text:August 16, 2004
Date of Text (Enacted):April 16, 2004
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Other, Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Trademarks
Notes:
The Uganda Registration Services Bureau under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Justice oversees IP registration activities in Uganda. The Bureau’s operations do not relate to IP alone but includes other registration activities that are provided for in various laws. The Bureau handles the following registries: bankruptcy, births and deaths, building societies, business names, chattel transfers, companies, marriage, partnership, documents, and the registries which concern IP, patents, trademarks and copyright.

The date of entry into force of the Uganda Registration Services Bureau Act is provided for by the Uganda Registration Services Bureau Act (Commencement) Instrument of 2004.
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The Uganda Registration Services Bureau Act The Uganda Registration Services Bureau Act, Complete document (pdf) [50 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:UG003

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