Serbia Adopts Five New IP Regulations

Jul 21 2010 - 13:48

Further to the recently adopted laws – The Law on Trademarks, The Law on Protection of Topography of Integrated Circuits, The Law on Protection of Industrial Design, and The Law on Copyrights and Related Rights, which came into force on December 24, 2009, the Serbian government adopted five new regulations defining in more detail certain provisions related to the administrative procedures to be carried out before the Serbian Intellectual Property Office.

At its session on June 17, 2010, the Serbian government adopted two regulations that pertain to the trademark and industrial design application and registration procedures. Both regulations were published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia No. 43/2010 and entered into force on July 3, 2010.

At its session on June 24, 2010, the Serbian government adopted three regulations, two of them governing the registration of copyright works and one governing the registration of topography of integrated circuits. The three regulations were published in the Official Gazette No. 45/2010 and entered into force on July 11, 2010.

For more information, please contact Jelena Jankovic at our Balkan Regional Office.

Source: Serbian IPO

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