Links to Intellectual Property Laws

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Kenya
Copyright Act (Chapter 130)
Copyright Regulations (Legal Notice No. 9)
Industrial Property Act (No. 3 of 2001)
Industrial Property Regulations, 2002
Industrial Property Tribunal Rules, 2002
Seeds and Plant Varieties Act (Chapter 326)
Seeds and Plant Varieties (Seeds) Regulations, 2009
Seeds and Plant Varieties (National Performance Trials) Regulations, 2009 (Legal Notice No. 25)
Trade Marks Act (Chapter 506)
Trade Marks (International Registration) Rules, 2003 (Legal Notice 145)

Mozambique
Copyright Law (No. 4 of 2001)
Industrial Property Code (Decree Nr. 04/2006 of 12 April 2006)
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Fees
New Plant Varieties Decree (No. 58 of 2006)

South Africa
Copyright Act (No. 98 of 1978)
Copyright Regulations, 1978
Patent Act (No. 57 of 1978)
Patent Regulations, 1978
Patent Examination Regulations, 2003
Notice in terms of Regulation 2 of the Patents Regulations
Plant Breeders’ Rights Act (No.15 of 1976)
Plant Breeders’ Rights Amendment Act, 1996 (No. 673)
Trade Marks Act (No. 194 of 1993)
Trade Marks Regulations, 1993
Notice in terms of Regulation 2(2) of the Trade Marks Regulations
Notice in terms of Regulation 4 (3) to the Trade Marks Act 194 of 1993

Tanzania
Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Act (No. 7 of 1999)
Patents Act (No. 1 of 1987)
Plant Breeders Rights Act (No. 22 of 2002)
Trade and Service Marks Act (No. 12 of 1986)

Uganda
Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Act, 2006
Patents Act (Chapter 216)
Patents (Amendment) Act, 2002
The Trade Secrets Protection Act, 2009
Trademarks Act 2010

USA
Copyright Law of the United States and related laws contained in Title 17 of the United States Code
Code of Federal Regulations; Title 37 Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights
Plant Variety Protection Act and Regulations and Rules of Practice
US Trademark Law
United States Code Title 35 – Patents
Consolidated Patent Rules – Code of Federal Regulations, Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights

Regional
Harare Patent Protocol
Regulations for Implementing the Protocol on Patents and Industrial Designs Within the Framework of the African Regional Industrial Property Organization (ARIPO)
Banjul Trademark Protocol

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