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Decree No. 2.553 of April 16, 1998 (Implementation of Articles 75, 88 to 93 of Law No. 9.279 of May 14, 1996 on Industrial Property)

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Year of current version:1998
Date of entry into force of original text:April 20, 1998
Date of Text (Issued):April 16, 1998
Type of Text:IP Laws: issued by the Executive
Subject Matter:Patents (Inventions), Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
The Decree 'implements Articles 75 and 88 to 93 of Law No. 9.279 of May 14, 1996 regulating rights and obligations regarding industrial property.'

The notification by Brazil to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Decree establishes provisions regarding patents whose object is of national defense interest and regulates the inventions, utility models and industrial designs developed by employees of direct and indirect federal, State or municipal public administration, and by federal, State or municipal government foundations.'
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Decreto n.° 2.553 de 16 de Abril de 1998 Decreto N ° 2.553 del 16 de abril de 1998 Decreto n º 2.553 de 16 de abril de 1998 (Aplicação dos artigos 75, 88-93 da Lei 9.279, de 14 de Maio de 1996 sobre Propriedade Industrial) Decreto n.° 2.553 de 16 de Abril de 1998 Decreto N ° 2.553 del 16 de abril de 1998 Decreto n º 2.553 de 16 de abril de 1998 (Aplicação dos artigos  75, 88-93 da Lei 9.279, de 14 de Maio de 1996 sobre Propriedade Industrial), Complete document (pdf) [42 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:BR013

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