Patents and trade marks in the European Community
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Published by C.B.I. in London .
Written in English



  • European Economic Community countries.


  • Conflict of laws -- Patents -- European Economic Community countries.,
  • Trademarks -- Law and legislation -- European Economic Community countries.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 39.

StatementConfederation of British Industry.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4596506M
LC Control Number77359078

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