Legislation

Patents


The Patent Law (“Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia“, no. 99/11, dated December 27, 2011; in force since January 4, 2012)

Cooperation and Extension Agreement (pdf) Agreement between the Federal Governement of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and the European Patent Organisation on Cooperation in the field of Patents — Co-operation and Extension Agreement
("Official Gazette of Serbia and Montenegro - International Agreements“, no. 14/2004 dated June 18, 2004; in force since November 1, 2004)

Law on the Ratification of the Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification (pdf) (Strasbourg, 1971, as amended in 1979)
("Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia - International Agreements", no. 42/2009 dated June 2, 2009; in force since July 15, 2009)

Law on the Ratification of the Patent Law Treaty (pdf)
("Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia - International Agreements", no. 19/2010 dated March 23, 2010; in force since August 8, 2010)

Law on the Ratification of the Convention the Grant of European Patents (pdf) (European Patent Convention) from October 5th, 1973, with the amendments of article 63 of the European Patent Convention from december 17, 1991, and amendments from November 29th, 2000
("Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia - International Agreements", no. 5/2010 dated June 9, 2010; in force since October 1, 2010)


Designs


Law on Legal Protection of Industrial Design (pdf)
(“Official Gazette RS”, No. 104/2009; 16/12/2009)

Indications of Geographical Origin


Law on Indications of Geographical Origin (pdf)
(“Official Gazette RS”, No. 18/2010; 26/3/2010).


Copyright and related rights

The Law on Copyright and Related Rights
(Official gazette of RS 104/2009, 99/2011 from 27.12.2011 and 119/2012 )
Version in force 04.01.2012
Revised text of the Law

Law on the amendments of the law on Copyright and Related Rights
(“Official Gazette RS”, No. 119/2012 since decembre 17, 2012. године)

The Law on Optical Discs
(“Official Gazette RS”, No. 52/2011; since July 15, 2011; in force since July 23, 2011)

Regulations on the conditions to be fulfilled the copies of copyright protected works and subject matter of related rights which are deposited, entry in the register and deposition of copyright protected works and subject matter of related rights and the contents of the registration of deposited copyright protected works and subject matter of related rights with the competent authority (“Official Gazette RS”, No. 45/2010; since July 3, 2010; in force since July 11, 2010)

Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms (1971)

The WIPO Copyright Treaty (1996) (PDF_format)

The WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (1996) (PDF_format)

The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary andArtistic Works (of 9 September 1886)( PDF_format ) *

Universal Copyright Convention (of 6 September 1952)( PDF_format )*

The International Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations (“the Rome Convention”) - of 26 October 1961)( PDF_format ) *

* The texts of international treaties with comments and lists of states party to them have been taken from the book entitled "INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Volume two: International Treaties", by Dr. Vesna Besarović, a full professor at the Belgrade Faculty of Law and Mr. Blagota Žarković, former Director of the Intellectual Property Office. Publisher: Dosije, Beograd. ISBN 86–81563–44–0

Topographies of Semiconducting Products

The Law on the legal protection of Topography of Semiconducting Products
(“Official Gazette RS”, No. 55/13; 25/06/2013)

Regulation on the Procedure of protecting integrated circuit topographies
(“Official Gazette SRJ”, No.44/98, 47/98)

Trade secrets

The Law on the Protection of Trade Secrets ("Official Gazette RS" no. 72/2011, in force since 6.10.2011)