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Law No. 22.426 of March 12, 1981, on Transfer of Technology

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Year of current version:1981
Date of entry into force of original text:March 31, 1981
Date of Text (Enacted):March 12, 1981
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Transfer of Technology
Notes:
This Law governs agreements providing for the transfer, assignment or licensing of technology or trademarks. It defines “Technology” as patents, utility models and designs, and any technical knowledge applicable to manufacturing a product or rendering a service.

Article 2 of the Civil Code stipulates: “Laws shall not be binding until after their publication, and as of the stated day. If no day is stated, they shall be binding eight days following their official publication.”
This Law was published in the Official Gazette on March 23, 1981 (B.O. 23/3/81), with no specific date of entry into force; based on Article 2 of the Civil Code it entered into force eight days after its publication.
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Law No. 22.426 of March 12, 1981, on Transfer of Technology Law No. 22.426 of March 12, 1981, on Transfer of Technology, Complete document (pdf) [18 KB]

Spanish

Ley N° 22.426 del 12 de marzo de 1981 sobre la Transferencia de Tecnología Ley N° 22.426 del 12 de marzo de 1981 sobre la Transferencia de Tecnología, Complete document (pdf) [10 KB] Ley N° 22.426 del 12 de marzo de 1981 sobre la Transferencia de Tecnología, Complete document (htm) [13 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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