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Law No. 20-00 on Industrial Property, Dominican Republic


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Year of Version 2000 Dates Promulgated: May 8, 2000 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Patents (Inventions), Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Geographical Indications, Trade Names, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Competition

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Resolution No. 001-2011/DIR-ONAPI of August 26, 2011, on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) (DO057)
Resolution No. 32-2009 on the Electronic Filing (DO050)
Resolution No. 0020-2008 on Electronic Filing of Registration Application (DO042)
Resolution No. 60 of the Intellectual Property National Office (DO065)
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Resolution No. 51 of the Industrial Property National Office (DO058)
Resolution No. 53 of the Intellectual Property National Office (DO060)
Resolution No. 54 of the Intellectual Property National Office (DO061)
Resolution No. 56 of the Intellectual Property National Office (DO063)
Resolution No. 57 of the Intellectual Property National Office (DO064)
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Resolution No.55 of the Intellectual Property National Office (DO062)
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Decree No. 599-01 of June 1, 2001, on the Establishment of the Regulations for the Implementation of Law No. 20-00 on Industrial Property (DO006)
Decree No. 408-00 of August 11, 2000, on the Establishment of the Implementing Regulations of Law No. 20-00 on Industrial Property (DO003)

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WIPO Lex No. DO001