Official Gazette – Issue no. 12 (bis), March 29th, 2005
Prime Minister Decree
No. (497) of 2005
Issuing the Executive Regulations for Book III
Of Law No. (82) of 2002 on
The Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
The Prime Minister
After reviewing the Constitution;
Law no. 82/2002 on the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights;
Law no. 51/2004 on E-Signature and on the Establishment of the Information Technology
Industry Development Authority (ITIDA);
The Executive Regulations no. 1366/2003 of Books I, II and IV of the Law on the
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights; and
Upon the approval of the Cabinet,
Book III of Law no. 82/2002 on the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights shall be
governed by the provisions of the attached Executive Regulations. Any provision contrary
to the provisions of the Executive Regulations shall, hereby, be repealed.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and shall be enforced as of the next
date of publication.
Issued at the Cabinet on: Sa’far 18th, 1426 A.H.
March 28th, 2005 A.D.
Dr. Ahmed Nazif