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Law on the Transfer of Technology (Law No. 22.426 of March 12, 1981, as last amended by the Decree No. 1853 of September 2, 1993, Approving the Consolidated Text of Law No. 21.382 on Foreign Investments, and Law No. 24.481 of March 30, 1995 on Patents and Utility Models)

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Argentina

Year of current version:1995
Date of entry into force of original text:March 31, 1981
Date of Text (Enacted):March 12, 1981
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Transfer of Technology
Notes:
This Law governs agreements providing for the transfer, assignment or licensing of technology or trademarks. It defines “Technology” as patents, utility models and designs, and any technical knowledge applicable to manufacturing a product or rendering a service.

Article 2 of the Civil Code stipulates: “Laws shall not be binding until after their publication, and as of the stated day. If no day is stated, they shall be binding eight days following their official publication.”
This Law was published in the Official Gazette on March 23, 1981 (B.O. 23/3/81), with no specific date of entry into force; based on Article 2 of the Civil Code it entered into force eight days after its publication.
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Ley sobre la Transferencia de Tecnología (Ley Nº 22.426 de 12 de marzo de 1981, modificada por última vez por el Decreto Nº 1853 de 2 de septiembre 1993 que aprueba el Texto Refundido de la Ley Nº 21.382 de Inversiones Extranjeras, y la Ley Nº 24.481 de 30 de marzo de 1995 de Patentes de Invención y Modelos de Utilidad ) Ley sobre la Transferencia de Tecnología (Ley Nº 22.426 de 12 de marzo de 1981, modificada por última vez por el Decreto Nº 1853 de 2 de septiembre 1993 que aprueba el Texto Refundido de la Ley Nº 21.382 de Inversiones Extranjeras, y la Ley Nº 24.481 de 30 de marzo de 1995 de Patentes de Invención y Modelos de Utilidad ), Complete document (pdf) [29 KB] Ley sobre la Transferencia de Tecnología (Ley Nº 22.426 de 12 de marzo de 1981, modificada por última vez por el Decreto Nº 1853 de 2 de septiembre 1993 que aprueba el Texto Refundido de la Ley Nº 21.382 de Inversiones Extranjeras, y la Ley Nº 24.481 de 30 de marzo de 1995 de Patentes de Invención y Modelos de Utilidad ), Complete document (htm) [11 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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