South Africa

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 1997 (Act No. 38 of 1997)

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Year of Version1997
Dates
Adopted: September 19, 1997
Type of Text Main IP Laws
Subject Matter Patents (Inventions), Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
NotesThis Act amends various intellectual property laws, in part, to bring them into compliance with the TRIPS Agreement, the Patent Cooperation Treaty, and the Paris Convention.

Date of entry into force: See Section 80 for further details.
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Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 1997 (Act No. 38 of 1997)
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