Act No. 132/An/16/7Th On Accession Of The Republic Of Djibouti To The Consolidated Version Of The Patent Cooperation Treaty.

Original Language Title: Loi N° 132/AN/16/7ème L portant adhésion de la République de Djibouti à la version consolidée du Traité de Coopération en matière de brevets.

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Act No. 132/AN/16/7th L adhering to the consolidated version of the Patent Cooperation Treaty.


VU The Constitution of 15 September 1992;
VU Law n°150/AN/2/4th L of 31 January 2002 adhering to the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, the Bern Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works and the Stockholm Convention creating the WIPO;
VU Law No.55/AN/14/7th L of June 25, 2014 organizing the Ministry of Economy and Finance in charge of trade, SMEs, crafts, tourism and formalization;
VU Law n°49/AN/08/6th L of 19 April 2009 establishing the Djibouti Office of Industrial and Commercial Property;
VU The Law n°50/AN/09/6th L of 19 July 2009 on Protection of Industrial Property;
VU Law No.159/AN/12/6th L of June 09, 2012 fixing the fees of the Djibouti Office of Industrial and Commercial Property (ODPIC);
VU Order No.2009-0271/PR/MCI organizing the Djibouti Office of Industrial and Commercial Property (ODPIC);
VU Decree No. 2011-079/PR/MDCC implementing Act No. 50/AN/09/6th L on the protection of industrial property;
VU Order No.2011-143 appointing members of the Board of Directors of the Djibouti Office of Industrial and Commercial Property (ODPIC);
VU Decree No.2016-109/PRE of 11 May 2016 appointing the Prime Minister;
VU Order No.2016-110/PRE of 12 May 2016 appointing members of the government;
VU Order No.2012-169/PR/MDC of 01 March 2012 fixing the Content of Industrial Property Registers;
VU Circular No.158/PAN dated 26/05/2016 calling for the fourth public session of the 1st Ordinary Session of the Year 2016;

The Council of Ministers heard in its meeting of 12/01/2016.

ARTICLE 1: The Republic of Djibouti acceded to the Patent Cooperation Treaty, made in Washington on 19 June 1970, amended on 18 September 1979, on 03 February 1984 on 3 October 2001.

Article 2: This Act will be published upon promulgation.

Done in Djibouti on 12/06/2016

President of the Republic,
Head of Government