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Patent Act (Act No. 950 of December 31, 1961, as amended up to Act No. 9985 of January 27, 2010)

Date of entry into force of original text:December 31, 1961
Date of Text (Enacted):December 31, 1961
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models
Notes:This consolidated version of the Patent Act incorporates all the amendments up to 2010.
For the latest amendments made by Act No. 9985 of January 27, 2010, see Articles 96(1), 106(1), (3), and (4), 106-2(4), 190(1), and 191.
Available Texts: 
English

Patent Act (Act No. 950 of December 31, 1961, as amended up to Act No. 9985 of January 27, 2010) Patent Act (Act No. 950 of December 31, 1961, as amended up to Act No. 9985 of January 27, 2010), Complete document (pdf) [504 KB]

Korean

특허법 (1961년12월31일에 제정된 법률 제950호는 2010년1월27일의 법률 제9985호 개정에 이르기까지 수차례 개정이 이루어짐) 특허법 (1961년12월31일에 제정된 법률 제950호는 2010년1월27일의 법률 제9985호 개정에 이르기까지 수차례 개정이 이루어짐), Complete document (pdf) [963 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:KR065

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