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Trade Marks Act 1972

Year of Version:2009
Date of Entry into Force:December 19, 1972
Date of Text (Enacted):December 19, 1972
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Trademarks
Notes:Samoa has its own national legislation applicable to trademarks whereas other island countries of the South Pacific do not have legislation that protects trademarks registered elsewhere (e.g. Vanuatu, Kiribati, Solomon Islands)
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WIPO Lex No.:WS003



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