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Patents Act (Chapter 221) (Revised Edition 2005, as amended up to the Statutes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2014), Singapore


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Year of Version 2014 Dates Entry into force: February 23, 1995 Enacted: November 25, 1994 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Patents (Inventions) Notes The Patents Act (Cap. 221, Act No. 21 of 1994) has three revised editions: the 1995 Revised Edition, the 2002 Revised Edition and the 2005 Revised Edition.

This 2005 Revised Edition of the Patents Act incorporates all amendments up to the Statutes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2014, which entered into force on March 10, 2014.

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) English Patents Act (Chapter 221) (Revised Edition 2005, as amended up to the Statutes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2014) PDF HTML
Legislation Supersedes (2 text(s)) Supersedes (2 text(s))
Patent Act (Chapter 221, Revised Edition 2005)(SG032)
Patents Act (Chapter 221, Revised Edition 1995)(SG013)
Is implemented by (2 text(s)) Is implemented by (2 text(s))
Patents (Patent Agents) Rules 2001 (SG066)
Patents (Convention Countries) Order (SG015)
Is superseded by (6 text(s)) Is superseded by (6 text(s))
Patents Act 1994 (Revised Edition 2020, amended up to the Statutes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2022)  (SG185)
Patents Act (Chapter 221) (Revised Edition 2005, as amended up to the Supreme Court of Judicature (Amendment) Act 2019)  (SG159)
Patents Act (Chapter 221) (Revised Edition 2005, as amended up to the Intellectual Property (Dispute Resolution) Act 2019) (SG153)
Patents Act (Chapter 221) (Revised Edition 2005, as amended up to the Patents (Amendments) Act 2017) (SG072)
Patents Act (Chapter 221) (Revised Edition 2005, as amended up to the Patents (Amendments) Act 2012) (SG071)
Patents Act (Chapter 221) (Revised Edition 2005, as amended up to the Statutes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2016) (SG070)


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