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Law No. 20.254 on the Creation of the National Industrial Property Institute

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Year of current version:2008
Date of entry into force of original text:April 14, 2008
Date of Text (Enacted):March 13, 2008
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:
The notification by Chile to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Institute in question, under the Ministry of the Economy, is the public body responsible for the registration and promotion of industrial property rights (trademarks, patents, utility models, industrial designs, integrated circuits and geographical indications). It replaces the previous registry, operating with a larger budget and with officials specially assigned to the registration of industrial property rights.'
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English

Law No. 20.254 on the Creation of the National Industrial Property Institute Law No. 20.254 on the Creation of the National Industrial Property Institute, Complete document (pdf) [41 KB]

Spanish

Ley Nº 20.254 que crea el Instituto Nacional de Propiedad Industrial Ley Nº 20.254 que crea el Instituto Nacional de Propiedad Industrial, Complete document (pdf) [47 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CL049

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