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Law No. 4679/2020 on the Protection of Trademarks and the Incorporation of the Directive (EU) 2015/2436 to Approximate the Laws of the Member States relating to Trademarks and the Directive 2004/48/EC on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights and Other Provisions

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Year of Version 2020 Dates Published: March 20, 2020 Adopted: March 19, 2020 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Trademarks, Geographical Indications, Trade Names, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body Notes Pursuant to paragraph 1 of Article 90 of Law No. 4679/2020 on the Protection of Trademarks, Articles 2 to 6, 25 to 28, 50, paragraphs 2 to 7, 51, paragraph 2, Article 52, paragraphs 2 to 8 and Articles 53 to 70 entered into force on January 14, 2019. Pursuant to paragraph 2 of Article 90, the rest of the Law entered into force on March 20, 2020 form the day of its publication in the Government Gazette; except for paragraph 3 and the first and last sub-paragraphs of paragraph 8 of Article 30, which enter into force one year after the entry into force of the said Law.

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Greek Νόμος 4679/2020 Εμπορικά σήματα ενσωμάτωση της Οδηγίας (ΕΕ) 2015/2436 για την προσέγγιση των νομοθεσιών των κρατών μελών περί σημάτων και της Οδηγίας 2004/48/ΕΚ σχετικά με την επιβολή των δικαιωμάτων διανοητικής ιδιοκτησίας και άλλες διατάξεις PDF HTML
Related Legislation Implements (3 text(s)) Implements (3 text(s))
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/626 of 5 March 2018 laying down detailed rules for implementing certain provisions of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Union trade mark, and repealing Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1431 (EU247)
Directive (EU) No. 2015/2436 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2015 to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks (Text with EEA relevance) (EU213)
Directive 2004/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the enforcement of intellectual property rights (EU053)

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Historical Versions Repeals (1 text(s)) Repeals (1 text(s))
Law No. 4072/2012 on Trademarks (GR307)

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