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Implementing Regulations of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China (promulgated by Decree No. 306 of the State Council of China on June 15, 2001, and revised by the Decision of January 9, 2010, of the State Council on Amending the Implementation Regulations of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China), China

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Year of Version 2010 Dates Amended up to: February 1, 2010 Entry into force: July 1, 2001 Issued: June 15, 2001 Type of Text Implementing Rules/Regulations   Subject Matter Patents (Inventions), Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Genetic Resources Subject Matter (secondary) Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Notes The Implementing Regulations of the Patent Law of China issued on June 15, 2001, have been amended and revised for the first time in 2002, and for the second time in 2010. This version of the second revision of the Regulations incorporates all the amendments up to the "Decision of January 9, 2010, for Amending the Implementation Regulations of the Patent Law of China" (the second amendment), which entered into force on February 1, 2010. For the amendments made by the second amendment, see: - Articles 2, 6-9, 11-18, 20, 26-28, 30-32, 34-36, 40-41, 44, 55-57 and 59-60; - Articles 71-78, 83-85, 87-95, 97-107, 109-110 and 112-114. The second amendment adds especially new Articles 26 &109 on genetic resources to this version of the second revision of the Regulations.

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Chinese 中华人民共和国专利法实施细则 (2001年6月15日中华人民共和国国务院令第306号公布,根据2010年1月9日《国务院关于修改〈中华人民共和国专利法实施细则〉的决定》第二次修订) PDF HTML English Implementing Regulations of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China (promulgated by Decree No. 306 of the State Council of China on June 15, 2001, and revised by the Decision of January 9, 2010, of the State Council on Amending the Implementation Regulations of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China) PDF HTML
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