The Patent Laws of All Nations: Algeria-Turkey
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:8/4/2009 - General Books LLC
By: Benjamin Vaughan Abbott
Excerpt from book: Extracts from a Digest of the patent laiv of Austria- Hungary, by Mr. A. H. Mounsey, of the British Legation at Vienna, published 1873. On the establishment of the dual system of government in Austria-Hungary, it was decided by a special agreement between the ministers of Hungary and Cisleithania that the Imperial Decree of August 15, 1852, in which the law and practice with regard to inventions are fully explained, should remain in force throughout the whole Empire. In accordance with the terms of this agreement, the Cisleitha- nian and Hungarian ministers of commerce submit to mutual approval the inventions for which they intend granting patents, and subsequently to such approval each minister issues patents, bearing identical dates, for its respective division of the Empire. Thus an inventor, desirous of securing an exclusive right to his invention in Austria-Hungary, must provide himself with two patents. These are, however, granted on a single application, addressed, at the choice of the applicant, either to the Cisleithanian or 11 un- garian ministry of commerce, and on one payment of the fees. The patents thus issued are likewise valid in the principality of Lichtenstein. The taxes on patents, for natives and foreigners indiscriminately, are as follows: Fl. kr. For the first five years 100 10 = $48 72 For the second five years 200 20= 97 44 For the third five years 400 40 = 19488 For fifteen years 700 70=341 04 These taxes must be paid or deposited in the hands of the government officials previous to the issue of the patent. They are only returned in cases where patents are canceled on public grounds. From 4 Pat. Off. Gaz. 207. The omitted portions of Mr. Moun- statement of the substance of the law paper are occupied with a concise gi...