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Law on the Reform of the Trade Mark Law and on the Incorporation of the First Council Directive 89/104/EEC of December 21, 1988, to Approximate the Laws of the Member States Relating to Trade Marks (Trade Mark Reform Law)

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Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1995
Date of Text (Enacted):October 25, 1994
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Plant Variety Protection, Trade Names, Trademarks
Notes:
The notification by Germany to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Law contains provisions related to the scope and the limits of the protection of trademarks and commercial designations, on transfer and licenses, on proceedings in trademark matters before the Patent Office, the Patent Court and the Federal Court of Justice, on the protection of collective marks and indications of geographical origin, on the procedure in litigations concerning signs and provisions governing offences and seizure.'

Date of entry into force: See Section 152 for further detail.

Die WTO-Mitteilung hält fest:
'Das Gesetz enthält zum Anwendungsbereich und zu den Grenzen des Schutzes von Marken und Herkunftszeichen, zur Übertragung und zu den Lizenzen, zu den Verfahren in Markenangelegenheiten vor dem Patentamt, dem Patentgericht und dem Bundesgerichtshof, zum Schutz von Kollektivmarken und geographischen Herkunftbezeichnungenm zu den gerichtlichen Verfahren für Bezeichnungen sowie Vorschriften zur Strafbarkeit und Beschlagnahme'.
Inkrafttreten: Siehe § 152.
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Law on the Reform of the Trade Mark Law and on the Incorporation of the First Council Directive 89/104/EEC of December 21, 1988, to Approximate the Laws of the Member States Relating to Trade Marks (Trade Mark Reform Law) Law on the Reform of the Trade Mark Law and on the Incorporation of the First Council Directive 89/104/EEC of December 21, 1988, to Approximate the Laws of the Member States Relating to Trade Marks  (Trade Mark Reform Law), Complete document (pdf) [497 KB] Law on the Reform of the Trade Mark Law and on the Incorporation of the First Council Directive 89/104/EEC of December 21, 1988, to Approximate the Laws of the Member States Relating to Trade Marks  (Trade Mark Reform Law), Complete document (htm) [276 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi portant réforme du droit des marques et transposant la première directive 89/104/CEE du Conseil du 21 décembre 1988 rapprochant les législations des États membres sur les marques (loi de réforme de la loi sur les marques) Loi portant réforme du droit des marques et transposant la première directive 89/104/CEE du Conseil du 21 décembre 1988 rapprochant les législations des États membres sur les marques (loi de réforme de la loi sur les marques), Complete document (pdf) [468 KB]

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