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South Africa
NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
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Intellectual Property Laws Rationalisation Act, No. 107 of 1996

Long title

To provide for the integration of intellectual property rights subsisting in Bophuthatswana, Transkei, Venda and Ciskei into the national system; to extend the South African intellectual property rights legislation throughout the Republic; to repeal certain other intellectual property laws; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
PART 1. INTRODUCTION AND DEFINITIONS
1. Scheme of Act
2. Definitions
3. Reference to Act
PART 2. GENERAL APPLICATION
4. Application of South African Acts
PART 3. PATENTS
5. Application of South African Patents Act
6. Patent Registers and Records
7. Identification of patents
PART 4. REGISTERED DESIGNS
8. Application of South African Designs Act
9. Design registers and records
10. Identification of designs
PART 5. TRADE MARKS
11. Application of South African Trade Marks Act
12. Trade mark registers and records
13. Identification of trade marks
14. [sic- no title]
PART 6. COPYRIGHT
15. Application of South African Copyright Act
PART 7. GENERAL
16. Repeal of Acts
17. Extension of terms
18. Short title and commencement
Sch. SCHEDULE. [sic - no title] [s16]

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