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The Patents (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. 26 of 1987), Zambia

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Details Details Year of Version 1987 Dates Adopted: December 28, 1987 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Patents (Inventions), IP Regulatory Body

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Main text(s) Main text(s) English The Patents (Amendment) Act, 1987 (Act No. 26 of 1987)        

Patents (Amendment) [No. 26 of 1987



No. 26 of 1987

Date of A886nt: 28th December, 1987.

An Act to amend the Patents Act

[31st December, 1987

ENACTED by the Parliament of Zambia. Enactment

  1. This Act may be cited as the Patents (Amendment) Act, 1987, and shall be read as one with the Patents Act, in this Act referred to as the principal Act.
  2. The principal Act is amended by the insertion Title immediately after section ten of the following new section: Cap. 692

lOA. (1) In this section

"ARIPO" means the African Regioual Industrial Inll6rtlon Property Organisation, formerly known as the of ~ct.ion Industrial Property Organisation for English-~~TPO Speaking Ardeu (ESAltll'U). which WU8 patente established, under the former name, by an agreement adopted at Lusaka on 9th December, 1976; and
"ARIPO Protocol" means the Protocol on Patent.s and Industrial Designs within the Framework of ARIPO, adopted at Harare on lOth December, 1982.
Where a. patent has been granted by ARIPO
under section 3 (7) of the ARIPO Protocol and the
Registrar has not objected, under section 3 (6) of the
Protocol, to the patent having effect in Zambia, the
patent shall for all purposes be deemed to have boou
granted under this Act.

A patent shall not be deemed to have been granted
under, this section if, under section 3 (6) of the' Al{,lPO
Protocol, the Registrar objects to its having effect in

Sm!lle copied of tM.8 Act may 06 OOta·i"udfr01~1 the Govorl.mm,t Prh~.

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