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Law No. 16 of 2006 Amending Law No. 16 of 2004 on the Protection of Geographical Indications

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Year of current version:2006
Date of Text (Enacted):2006
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications
Notes:
The notification by Bahrain to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The law defined geographical indications such as names or marks that indicate the origin of the commodity in the province, a region or a particular site if the quality, reputation or other characteristics is essentially attributable to its geographical origin. The law specifies the registration of geographical indications and periods of protection and litigation procedures in the event of a dispute, or contrary to the provisions of this act.'
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Arabic

قانون رقم (16) لعام 2006 بتعديل بعض أحكام القانون رقم (16) لعام 2004؛ بشأن حماية المؤشرات الجغرافية قانون رقم (16) لعام 2006 بتعديل بعض أحكام القانون رقم (16) لعام 2004؛ بشأن حماية المؤشرات الجغرافية, Complete document (pdf) [90 KB]

English

Law No. 16 of 2006 Amending Law No. 16 of 2004 on the Protection of Geographical Indications Law No. 16 of 2006 Amending Law No. 16 of 2004 on the Protection of Geographical Indications, Complete document (pdf) [103 KB] Law No. 16 of 2006 Amending Law No. 16 of 2004 on the Protection of Geographical Indications, Complete document (htm) [16 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:BH029

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