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Patent Law of the People’s Republic of China (as amended up to the Decision of December 27, 2008, regarding the Revision of the Patent Law of the People’s Republic of China)

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Year of current version:2008
Date of last amendment:December 27, 2008
Date of entry into force of original text:April 1, 1985
Date of Text (Enacted):March 12, 1984
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Industrial Designs, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Traditional Knowledge (TK), Utility Models
Notes:The notification by China to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
The texts of the laws and regulations are submitted in Chinese and English. However, due to time constraints, the English translations must not be regarded as official and are only for reference by WTO members.
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Chinese

2008年12月27日,中华人民共和国专利法 (根据2008年12月27日全国人民代表大会常务委员会《关于修改〈中华人民共和国专利法〉的决定》修正) 2008年12月27日,中华人民共和国专利法 (根据2008年12月27日全国人民代表大会常务委员会《关于修改〈中华人民共和国专利法〉的决定》修正), Complete document (pdf) [133 KB] 2008年12月27日,中华人民共和国专利法 (根据2008年12月27日全国人民代表大会常务委员会《关于修改〈中华人民共和国专利法〉的决定》修正), Complete document (htm) [75 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

English

Patent Law of the People’s Republic of China (as amended up to the Decision of December 27, 2008, regarding the Revision of the Patent Law of the People’s Republic of China) Patent Law of the People’s Republic of China (as amended up to the Decision of December 27, 2008, regarding the Revision of the Patent Law of the People’s Republic of China), Complete document (pdf) [81 KB]

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