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1981 - 1989
On 29 July 1982, the Council of Ministers promulgated Decree No. 125/HDBT on the reorganization of the State Committee of Science and Technology where the National Office of Inventions was established with the function of assisting the Chairman of the Committee to implement the state management of innovative and inventive activities, and industrial property activities nationwide and ensure the protection of inventions and other types of industrial property rights
Establishment of the National Office on Inventions; Initial steps for development of the system for the protection of industrial property towards the market economy.
Perceiving the role and the significance of the policies on the protection of inventions for promoting the creative potential among the public, already in 1980 the Innovation and Discovery Division started to study and prepare a draft of legislation on the protection of inventions. The draft Decree was submitted by the State Committee of Science and it was approved by the Government on 23 January 1981 (Decree No 31-CP promulgated together with Regulations on technical Innovations, production rationalization and invention). In this Decree, apart from new provisions on the award schemes and management of innovative activities (replacing the provisions of Decree 20-CP), for the first time, Decree 31-CP stipulated the protection of inventions - the most important subject matter of industrial property. The promulgation of Decree 31-CP was an important milestone paving the way for implementing industrial property activities in
On 29 July 1982 the Council of Ministers promulgated Decree No 125/HDBT on the reorganization of the State Committee of Science and Technology where the National Office of Inventions was a subordinate agency. Therefore the date was considered as the establishment day of the National Office of inventions - the predecessor of the National Office of Industrial Property Office at present.