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Jun 02, 2022 (Newsletter Issue 7/22)
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New Industrial Property Act in Force

On 31 January 2022, the new Industrial Property Act 2019 came into force. The new Act brings together all matters relating to industrial property in a single statue. It further modernises the IP law in Mauritius and brings it in line with international standards.

The framework for the protection of the law consists of the following five legal acts:

1. Patent, Utility Models, Patent Cooperation Treaty;
2. Layout-Designs of Integrated Circuits;
3. Protection of New Varieties of Plants;
4. Industrial Designs governed by the Hague Agreement;
5. Marks, Trade Names, Geographical Indications, Madrid Protocol.

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