This document contains the following information: Patent Law Treaty (PLT): Adopted Geneva, 1 June 2000.
The UK instrument of ratification was deposited on 22 December 2005 and the treaty entered into force for the UK on 22 March 2006. The treaty was previously published as Miscellaneous No. 5 (2005) Cm 6585.
This Command Paper was laid before Parliament by a Government Minister by Command of Her Majesty. Command Papers are considered by the Government to be of interest to Parliament but are not required to be presented by legislation.