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Law No. 8632 on Amendments of various Articles of Law No. 7978 on Trademarks and other Distinctive Signs, Law No. 6867 on Patents, Industrial Designs and Utility Models, and Law No. 7788 on Biodiversity

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Year of current version:2008
Date of entry into force of original text:April 25, 2008
Date of Text (Enacted):March 25, 2008
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Genetic Resources, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Utility Models
Notes:-Law No. 7978 on Trademarks and other Distinctive Signs was modified in its Articles 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10,18, 25, 35, 44, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 82 bis, and 94.

- Law No. 6867 on Patents, Industrial Designs and Utility Models was modified in its Articles 1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 32, 33, 33 bis, 34 bis, and 36.

- Law No. 7788 on Biodiversity was modified in its Articles 7 and 78.
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Law No. 8632 on Amendments of various Articles of Law No. 7978 on Trademarks and other Distinctive Signs, Law No. 6867 on Patents, Industrial Designs and Utility Models, and Law No. 7788 on Biodiversity Law No. 8632 on Amendments of various Articles of Law No. 7978 on Trademarks and other Distinctive Signs, Law No. 6867 on Patents, Industrial Designs and Utility Models, and Law No. 7788 on Biodiversity, Complete document (pdf) [218 KB]

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Ley Nº 8632, Modificación de Varios Artículos de la Ley de Marcas y Otros Signos Distintivos, Ley Nº 7978, de la Ley de Patentes de Invención, Dibujos y Modelos Industriales y Modelos de Utilidad, Nº 6867, y de la Ley de Biodiversidad, Nº 7788 Ley Nº 8632, Modificación de Varios Artículos de la Ley de Marcas y Otros Signos Distintivos, Ley Nº 7978, de la Ley de Patentes de Invención, Dibujos y Modelos Industriales y Modelos de Utilidad, Nº 6867, y de la Ley de Biodiversidad, Nº 7788, Complete document (pdf) [116 KB] Ley Nº 8632, Modificación de Varios Artículos de la Ley de Marcas y Otros Signos Distintivos, Ley Nº 7978, de la Ley de Patentes de Invención, Dibujos y Modelos Industriales y Modelos de Utilidad, Nº 6867, y de la Ley de Biodiversidad, Nº 7788, Complete document (htm) [147 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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