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Patents Amendment Act, No. 58 of 2002
To amend the Patents Act, 1978, so as to bring certain provisions in line with the Agreement on Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights; to bring provisions regarding the processing and amendment of applications under the Patent Co-operation Treaty in line with other applications; to effect technical corrections to some provisions and clarify others; to provide for the non- infringement of a patent under certain circumstances; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.
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