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Ambassador Vanu Gopala Menon (Singapore)
A.i.b Notifications of amendments of laws notified earlier
2. The Chairman informed the Council that, since its November meeting, the following updates to earlier notifications of laws and regulations had been received: Germany had notified a Law to Revise the Rules on Cost in the Field of Intellectual Property; the United States had notified the most current versions of its three main intellectual property laws, namely its patent, copyright and trademark laws; Moldova had notified a law amending and completing various intellectual property laws; and Spain had notified its Industrial Designs Law. These notifications were being circulated in the IP/N/1/- series of documents. 3. The Chairman drew attention to Thailand's responses (IP/C/W/417) to the questions posed by Japan relating to the notification of certain Thai laws and regulations circulated on 21 and 28 March 2003.