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Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Invention Law of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Year of current version:1999
Date of entry into force of original text:May 13, 1998
Date of Text (Enacted):May 13, 1998
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:This law was adopted by Decision No.112 of the Standing Committee of the Supreme People’s Assembly on May 13, 1998 and amended by Decree No. 507 of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly on March 11, 1999.
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WIPO Lex No.:KP011

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