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Patents Act (Act No. 9 of December 15, 1967) (consolidated version of 2008)

Year of Version:2008
Date of Entry into Force:January 1, 1968
Date of Text (Enacted):December 15, 1967
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:This consolidated version of the Patents Act takes into account amendments up to Act No. 80 of June 29, 2007, which came into force on January 1, 2008.

For the amendments introduced by the said Act No. 80, see the following provisions of the consolidated version:
-Chapter 4, Sections 39 a and 39 b;
-Chapter 6, Sections 52 to 52 e;
-Chapter 9, Section 61;
-Chapter 10, Sections 63 to 63 d; and
-Chapter 10a, Sections 66 a to 66 m.
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