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Patents (Amendment) Rules 2006

 Patents (Amendment) Rules 2006

Singapore Statutes Online Subsidiary Legislation Supplement published on26 Apr 2006

Patents (Amendment) Rules 2006

Table of Contents

Enacting Formula

1 Citation and commencement

2 Amendment of rule 41

3 Transitional provision

No. S 242



In exercise of the powers conferred by section 115 of the Patents Act, the Minister for Law, after consulting with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore, hereby makes the following Rules:

Citation and commencement

1. These Rules may be cited as the Patents (Amendment) Rules 2006 and shall come into operation on 2nd June 2006.

Amendment of rule 41

2. Rule 41 of the Patents Rules (R 1) is amended by inserting, immediately after the words “New Zealand,” in paragraph (a), the words “Republic of Korea,”.

Singapore Statutes Online Subsidiary Legislation Supplement published on26 Apr 2006

Transitional provision

3. Rule 2 shall not apply to any application for a patent the declared priority date of which or, if there is no declared priority date, the date of filing of which is a date before 2nd June 2006. [G.N. Nos. S 224/96; S 132/97; S 260/97; S 458/97; S 82/98; S 116/98; S 203/99; S 286/99; S 510/99; S 300/2000; S 60/2001; S

500/2001; S 656/2001; S 75/2002; S 355/2002; S 324/2003; S 503/2003; S 504/2003; S 366/2004; S 116/2005]

Made this 25th day of April 2006.

CHAN LAI FUNG Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of Law, Singapore.

[TMC 002/87B; AG/LEG/SL/221/2002/1 Vol. 6]