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Decree-Law No. 160 in respect of Patent Applications concerning the Pharmaceutical and Chemicals Products for the Agriculture

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Year of current version:1995
Date of Text (Issued):June 9, 1995
Type of Text:IP Laws: issued by the Executive
Subject Matter:Industrial Property, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection
Notes:
The WTO Notification States:
'The Decree-Law No. 160 allows submission to the National Office for Inventions, Technical Information and Trademarks (ONIITEM) of patent applications for inventions in the area of pharmaceutical and agricultural chemical products.
The formalities and official fees for patent applications for pharmaceutical and agricultural chemical products are the same as for all other patent applications.
Pursuant to Decree Law No. 160/95, on receiving patent applications for pharmaceutical and agricultural chemical products, the ONIITEM will determine whether they meet the requirements for publication at least 18 months and no later than 24 months after the submission date, or the priority date if this is requested.

It is recalled that the National Office for Inventions, Technical Information and Trademarks (ONIITEM) is located at: Calle Picota No. 15 entre Luz y Acosta, La Habana Vieja, Ciudad de La Habana, CP 10100, Republic of Cuba. The Office is open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The text of Decree Law No. 160/95 is appended for the information of Members of the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights.'
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Decreto-Ley N° 160 para facilitar la presentación y modificación de solicitudes de patentes para productos farmacéuticos y químicos para la agricultura Decreto-Ley N° 160 para facilitar la presentación y modificación de solicitudes de patentes para productos farmacéuticos y químicos para la agricultura, Complete document (pdf) [12 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CU009

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