Germany

Act on the Extension of Industrial Property Rights (Extension Act, as amended by Act of August 30, 1994)

Year of Version:1994
Date of Entry into Force:May 1, 1992
Date of Text (Enacted):April 23, 1992
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Trademarks, Utility Models
Notes:The notification by Germany to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Law contains provisions concerning the extension of trademarks, trade names, industrial designs, utility models and patents in the light of the reunification of Germany.'

Die WTO-Mitteilung hält fest: 'Das Gesetz enthält Vorschriften zur Erstreckung von Marken, Handelsbezeichnungen, Geschmacksmustern, Gebrauchsmustern und Patenten im Lichte der Wiedervereinigung Deutschlands'.
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English

Act on the Extension of Industrial Property Rights (Extension Act, as amended by Act of August 30, 1994) Act on the Extension of Industrial Property Rights (Extension Act, as amended by Act of August 30, 1994), Complete document (pdf) [75 KB] Act on the Extension of Industrial Property Rights (Extension Act, as amended by Act of August 30, 1994), Complete document (htm) [77 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi portant extension des droits de propriété industrielle (loi d'extension, telle que modifiée par la loi du 30 août 1994) Loi portant extension des droits de propriété industrielle (loi d'extension, telle que modifiée par la loi du 30 août 1994), Complete document (pdf) [80 KB]

German

Gesetz über die Erstreckung von gewerblichen Schutzrechten (Erstreckungsgesetz-ErstrG, geändert durch Gesetz vom 4. August 1994) Gesetz über die Erstreckung von gewerblichen Schutzrechten (Erstreckungsgesetz-ErstrG, geändert durch Gesetz vom 4. August 1994), Complete document (pdf) [1344 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:DE024

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