Kazakhstan Adopts PLT Ratification Law

Apr 27 2011 - 12:24

On March 25, 2011, the Kazakhstan parliament adopted the Law on Ratification of the Patent Law Treaty (PLT).

Amirkhan Amanbayev, Kazakhstan deputy minister of justice, presented the new law to the parliament stressing that the country’s accession to the PLT, expected to happen soon, will simplify patent protection across member states by harmonizing national and international procedural requirements.

The PLT was adopted in Geneva on June 1, 2000 and it has 27 contracting states.

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Source: Kazakhstan PTO

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