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Rules for the Implementation of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China (promulgated by Decree No. 306 of the State Council of China on June 15, 2001, and revised by the Decision of January 9, 2010, of the State Council on Amending the Rules for the Implementation of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China)

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Year of current version:2010
Date of last amendment:February 1, 2010
Date of entry into force of original text:July 1, 2001
Date of Text (Issued):June 15, 2001
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Genetic Resources, Industrial Designs, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Utility Models
Notes:
The Rules for the Implementation of the Patent Law of China adopted on June 15, 2001, have been amended and revised for the first time in 2002, and for the second time in 2010.
This second revision of the present Rules incorporates all the amendments up to the Decision of January 9, 2010, for Amending the Rules for the Implementation of the Patent Law of China (the second amendment).
For the amendments made by the second amendment, see:
-Articles 2,6-9,11-18, 20,26-28,30-32,34-36,40-41,44,55-57,59-60
-Articles 71-78,83-85,87-95,97-107,109-110,112-114.

The second amendment adds especially new Articles 26 &109 on genetic resources to the second revision of the Rules.
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中华人民共和国专利法实施细则 (2001年6月15日中华人民共和国国务院令第306号公布,根据2010年1月9日《国务院关于修改〈中华人民共和国专利法实施细则〉的决定》第二次修订) 中华人民共和国专利法实施细则 (2001年6月15日中华人民共和国国务院令第306号公布,根据2010年1月9日《国务院关于修改〈中华人民共和国专利法实施细则〉的决定》第二次修订), Complete document (pdf) [202 KB] 中华人民共和国专利法实施细则 (2001年6月15日中华人民共和国国务院令第306号公布,根据2010年1月9日《国务院关于修改〈中华人民共和国专利法实施细则〉的决定》第二次修订), Complete document (htm) [219 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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Rules for the Implementation of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China (promulgated by Decree No. 306 of the State Council of China on June 15, 2001, and revised by the Decision of January 9, 2010, of the State Council on Amending the Rules for the Implementation of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China) Rules for the Implementation of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China (promulgated by Decree No. 306 of the State Council of China on June 15, 2001, and revised by the Decision of January 9, 2010, of the State Council on Amending the Rules for the Implementation of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China), Complete document (pdf) [205 KB]

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