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Patents and Designs Act of 1971 (Chapter 344)

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Year of current version:1990
Date of entry into force of original text:December 1, 1971
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:This Act was adopted in 1971 and codified in the Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990, Chapter 344.
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WIPO Lex No.:NG016

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