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Patents Act No. 17/1991 (consolidated as of 2007)

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Year of Version 2007 Dates Adopted: March 20, 1991 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Patents (Inventions), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body

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Regulation concerning patent applications, etc. No. 574/1991 as amended by regulation No. 661/1995, 286/1996, 679/1996, 700/1997, 926/2001, 289/2002, 534/2004, 852/2004 and 536/2006. (IS079)
Act No. 72/2004 of June 24, 2004, Respecting Employees' Inventions (IS078)
Instructions concerning Patent Applications No. 575/1991, as amended by regulation No. 661/1995, 286/1996, 679/1996, 290/2002 and 539/2004 (IS076)
Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1768/92 of 18 June 1992 concerning the creation of a supplementary protection certificate for medicinal products (EU013)
Advertisements of Instructions Concerning Patent Applications (IS007)
Supersedes (1 text(s)) Supersedes (1 text(s))
Patent Act No. 17/1991 with amendments No. 67/1993(IS006)
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Act No. 91/1996 Amending Act No. 36/1996, Amending the Patents Act, No.17/1991, as subsequently amended, the Trade Marks Act, No. 47/1968, as subsequently amended, and the Design Protection Act, No. 48/1993 (IS014)
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Patents Act No. 17/1991 (as amended up to Act No. 126/2011) (IS109)

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