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Law on Trademarks (as amended on March 7, 2023), Latvia


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Year of Version 2023 Dates Amended up to: March 7, 2023 Entry into force: March 6, 2020 Adopted: February 6, 2020 Type of Text Main IP Laws   Subject Matter Trademarks Subject Matter (secondary) Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Trade Names, Geographical Indications, Domain Names Notes This consolidated version of the Law on Trademarks takes into account amendments introduced by "Law of February 9, 2023, on Amendments to the Law on Trademarks", which entered into force on March 7, 2023. The said amending Law of February 9, 2023 provided amendments to the following provisions of this consoldiated version of the Law on Trademarks: - Chapter V, Article 36, paragraph 6. - Chapter VII, Articles 61 to 64. - Chapter VIII, Article 71. - Chapter IX, Article 78.

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Latvian Preču zīmju likums (Ar grozījumiem: 07.03.2023) PDF English Law on Trademarks (as amended on March 7, 2023) PDF WTO Notifications Coversheet WTO Notifications Coversheet French Loi sur les marques (telle que modifiée le 7 mars 2023) PDF Spanish Ley sobre las Marcas (modificada el 7 de marzo de 2023) PDF English Law on Trademarks (as amended on March 7, 2023) PDF
Related Legislation Implements (3 text(s)) Implements (3 text(s))
Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 on the European Union trade mark (EU232)
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)
Supersedes (1 text(s)) Supersedes (1 text(s))
Law on Trademarks(LV125)
Is amended by (1 text(s)) Is amended by (1 text(s))
Law of February 9, 2023, on Amendments to the Law on Trademarks (LV124)

Related Treaties
Historical Versions Repeals (3 text(s)) Repeals (3 text(s))
Law on Trademarks and Indications of Geographical Origin (as amended up to January 1, 2016) (LV061)
Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 228 of April 5, 2005, on Model Forms for the Trademark Registration (as amended up to January 1, 2016) (LV072)
Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 228 of April 5, 2005, on Model Forms for the Trademark Registration (LV038)

WTO Document Reference

WIPO Lex No. LV155