Bill entitled an Act to give effect to Article 1 of the Agreement on the Application of Article 65 of the Convention on the Grant of European Patents, done at London on 17 October 2000; to amend the Patents Act 1992; and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 1 Feb 2012

Sponsored by: Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
Enacted Bill
  • Dáil First Stage

    12 May 2011

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    12 May 2011

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    6 Oct 2011

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    6 Oct 2011

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    n/a

    Dáil Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    n/a

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    12 Jan 2012

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    12 Jan 2012

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    12 Jan 2012

    Dáil Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is set down for Second Stage in the Seanad (Also known as Final Stage)

    12 Jan 2012

    Completed

  • Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    18 Jan 2012

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    18 Jan 2012

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    25 Jan 2012

    Seanad Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    25 Jan 2012

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    25 Jan 2012

    Seanad Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    25 Jan 2012

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    25 Jan 2012

    Seanad Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made (Also known as Final Stage)

    25 Jan 2012

    Completed

  • Enacted

    1 Feb 2012

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    1 Feb 2012

    Current Stage

 

1 Feb 2012

Patents (Amendment) Act 2012

26 Oct 2011

As amended in Committee/Select Committee [Dáil Éireann]

Patents (Amendment) Bill 2011

12 May 2011

As Initiated

Patents (Amendment) Bill 2011

1 Feb 2011

An tAcht um na bPaitinní (Leasú) 2012

Amendments

24 Oct 2011

Committee Stage

Numbered List [Dáil]

Debates

25 Jan 2012

Seanad Éireann

Patents (Amendment) Bill 2011: Committee and Remaining Stages

18 Jan 2012

Seanad Éireann

Patents (Amendment) Bill 2011: Second Stage

12 Jan 2012

Dáil Éireann

Patents (Amendment) Bill 2011: Report Stage

12 Jan 2012

Dáil Éireann

Patents (Amendment) Bill 2011: Order for Report Stage

26 Oct 2011

Select Committee On Jobs, Social Protection And Education (Select Sub-Committee On Jobs, Enterprise And Innovation)

Patents (Amendment) Bill 2011: Committee Stage

6 Oct 2011

Dáil Éireann

Patents (Amendment) Bill 2011: Referral to Select Committee

6 Oct 2011

Dáil Éireann

Patents (Amendment) Bill 2011: Second Stage

6 Oct 2011

Dáil Éireann

Patents (Amendment) Bill 2011: Order for Second Stage