Patents Amendment Act 2002

  • repealed
  • Patents Amendment Act 2002: repealed, on 24 February 2017, pursuant to section 7(1) of the Patents (Trans-Tasman Patent Attorneys and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 89).

Reprint as at 24 February 2017

Patents Amendment Act 2002

Public Act
 
2002 No 72
Date of assent
 
18 December 2002
 

Patents Amendment Act 2002: repealed, on 24 February 2017, pursuant to section 7(1) of the Patents (Trans-Tasman Patent Attorneys and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 89).

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this eprint. See the notes at the end of this eprint for further details.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

 
1 Title

(1)

This Act is the Patents Amendment Act 2002.

(2)

In this Act, the Patents Act 1953 is called “the principal Act”.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 New section 68B inserted

The principal Act is amended by inserting, after section 68A, the following section:

68B Regulatory review exception

It is not an infringement of a patent for a person to make, use, exercise, or vend the invention concerned solely for uses reasonably related to the development and submission of information required under New Zealand law or the law of any other country that regulates the manufacture, construction, use, or sale of any product.

Eprint notes
1 General

This is an eprint of the Patents Amendment Act 2002 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 About this eprint

This eprint is not an official version of the legislation under section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012.

3 Amendments incorporated in this eprint

Patents (Trans-Tasman Patent Attorneys and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 89): section 7(1)