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Council Regulation (EC) No. 6/2002 of 12 December 2001 on Community designs, European Union (EU)


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Year of Version 2002 Dates Entry into force: January 5, 2002 Adopted: December 12, 2001 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Industrial Designs Notes This Regulation introduces a unified system of industrial design rights, called Community designs, throughout the European Union. The system which includes both unregistered and registered design rights, operates in addition to national systems of protection in each Member State

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) French Règlement (CE) n° 6/2002 du Conseil du 12 décembre 2001 sur les dessins ou modèles communautaires PDF HTML Spanish Reglamento (CE) N° 6/2002 del Consejo de 12 de diciembre de 2001 sobre los dibujos y modelos comunitarios PDF HTML English Council Regulation (EC) No. 6/2002 of 12 December 2001 on Community designs PDF HTML
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Council Regulation (EC) No. 1891/2006 of 18 December 2006, amending Regulations (EC) No. 6/2002 and (EC) No. 40/94 to Give Effect to the Accession of the European Community to the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs (EU217)
Is implemented by (12 text(s)) Is implemented by (12 text(s))
Law No. 161-XVI of July 12, 2007, on the Protection of Industrial Designs (as amended up to Law No. 52 of March 16, 2023) (MD167)
Law No. IX-1181 of November 7, 2002, on Designs (as amended up to Law No. XIII-2731 of December 19, 2019, in force from January 1, 2022) (LT111)
Act on the Legal Protection of Designs  (DE294)
Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property (trademarks and designs) (amended up to 11 December 2017)  (NL107)
Law No. 20/2003 of July 7, 2003, on Legal Protection of Industrial Designs (as amended up to Law No. 6/2018 of July 3, 2018) (ES232)
Code of Enforcement Procedure (consolidated text of January 1, 2017) (EE216)
Government Decision No. 1496 of December 29, 2008, on Approval of the Regulation on the Procedure of Filing, Examination and Registration of Industrial Designs (as amended up to Government Decision No. 353 of May 30, 2017, on Approval of Amendments and Additions to Certain Regulations of the Government of the Republic of Moldova) (MD175)
Law No. 162 of July 30, 2015, Amending and Supplementing Certain Legislative Acts (MD134)
Law No. 129 of December 29, 1992, on the Protection of Designs (amended up to Law No. 187/2012) (RO086)
Law No. 2011-267 of March 14, 2011, on Orientation and Programming for the Performance of Homeland Security (FR220)
Law No. 2007-1544 of October 29, 2007, on the Fight Against Counterfeiting (as amended up May 16, 2009) (FR527)
Law No. 2007-1544 of October 29, 2007, on the Fight Against Counterfeiting (FR096)

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