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Council Regulation (EU) No. 1260/2012 of 17 December 2012 implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection with regard to the applicable translation arrangements, European Union (EU)

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Year of Version 2012 Dates Entry into force: January 20, 2013 Adopted: December 17, 2012 Type of Text Implementing Rules/Regulations   Subject Matter Patents (Inventions) Subject Matter (secondary) Enforcement of IP and Related Laws Notes Article 7(1) of the Regulation states that it shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union and 7(2) that it shall apply from January 1, 2014 or the date of entry into force of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court, whichever is the later.

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) French Règlement (UE) n° 1260/2012 du Conseil du 17 décembre 2012 mettant en œuvre la coopération renforcée dans le domaine de la création d'une protection unitaire conférée par un brevet, en ce qui concerne les modalités applicables en matière de traduction PDF HTML Spanish Reglamento (UE) N° 1260/2012 del Consejo de 17 de diciembre de 2012 por el que se establece una cooperación reforzada en el ámbito de la creación de una protección unitaria mediante patente en lo que atañe a las disposiciones sobre traducción PDF HTML English Council Regulation (EU) No. 1260/2012 of 17 December 2012 implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection with regard to the applicable translation arrangements PDF HTML
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Law No. 2016-1547 of November 18, 2016, on the Modernization of Justice in the 21st Century (FR532)

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