Laws and Regulations under TRIPS Art. 63.2 - View details of the document

Patent Act (Act No. 121 of 1959)
1. The revised act is to enable restrictions on access to documents submitted in award proceedings when they contain trade secrets. 2. The revised act is to review the delivery system so that documents such as examiner's decision that are unable to be mailed to overseas residents will be deemed to have been sent by publication.
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