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The United Kingdom Designs (Protection) Act

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Year of current version:1937
Date of Text (Enacted):June 15, 1937
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:
The United Kingdom Designs (Protection) Act of 1937, as amended in 1962 provides that UK design registration automatically extends to Uganda. There is no local registration requirement, and there is no provision in Uganda for independent design registration. Uganda law does not provide for any design registration mechanism, or any protection for unregistered designs.

Source: Study Report on Industrial Property Law (Patents, Industrial Designs Technovations and Utility Models) of the Uganda Law Reform Commission.
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WIPO Lex No.:UG007

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