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Law No. 20.160 amending Law No. 19.039 on Industrial Property

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Year of current version:2007
Date of entry into force of original text:January 26, 2007
Date of Text (Enacted):January 17, 2007
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models
Notes:The notification by Chile to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'This new text reforms the Industrial Property Law No. 19.039 by introducing changes with respect to invalidation of registration procedure, possibility of extending the term of protection in case of unjustified administrative delay in granting a patent, recognition of collective and certification marks and the coexistence of trademarks and geographical indications or appellations of origin.'
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Ley N° 20.160 que modifica la Ley Nº 19.039 sobre la Propiedad Industrial Ley N° 20.160 que modifica la Ley  Nº 19.039 sobre la Propiedad Industrial, Complete document (pdf) [42 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:CL047

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