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Hong Kong, China
Patents (Amendment) Ordinance 2016 (Ord. No. 17 of 2016)
The Patents (Amendment) Ordinance 2016 amends the Patents Ordinance (Cap. 514) by providing for the fundamental legal framework for setting up a new “original grant” patent system, refining the pre-existing short-term patent system, and introducing an interim measure to prohibit use of certain misleading or confusing titles and descriptions relating to provision of patent agency services.
Please also see the Patents (Amendment) Ordinance 2016 (Commencement) Notice (L.N. 134 of 2019) which appoints 19 December 2019 as the day on which the Patents (Amendment) Ordinance 2016 comes into force.
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