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Legislative History

Title: Patent Act CH
Announced Date: 1944-05-29
Amended Date: 2019-05-01
Category: Ministry of Economic Affairs(經濟部)
1. Promulgated on May 29, 1944; effective on January 1, 1949
2. Amended on January 22, 1959
3. Amended on May 12, 1960
4. Amended on April 16, 1979
5. Amended on December 24, 1986
6. Amended on January 21, 1994
7. Amended on May 7, 1997; effective on January 1, 2002
8. Amended on October 24, 2001
9. Amended on February 6, 2003; effective on July 1, 2004 except that Article 11 becomes effective on the date of promulgation, and that the deletion of Article 83, Article 125, Article 126 and Article 128 to Article 131 become effective on March 31, 2003.
10. Amended on August 25, 2010; effective on September 12, 2010
11. Amended on December 21, 2011; entered into force on January 1, 2013
12. Amended on June 11, 2013; entered into force on June 13, 2013
13. Amended on January 22, 2014; entered into force on March 24, 2014
14. Amended on January 18, 2017, entered into force on May 1, 2017
15. Amended on May 1, 2019, entered into force on November 1, 2019