INDUSTRIAL DESIGN LAW
NO. 129/1992*


CHAPTER I - General Provisions

Article 1 - The rights in the industrial designs shall be recognized and protected on the territory of Romania by the registration of the industrial design with the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks, hereinafter called OSIM, pursuant to the provisions of the present Law.

Article 2- Within the meaning of the present Law, the terms or expressions below are defined as follows:

a) the Hague Agreement - the agreement concerning the international industrial design deposit, adopted at the Hague on November 6, 1925, with the subsequent modifications and supplementations, to which Romania adhered through the Law no. 44/1992;
b) author - the natural person or group of natural persons, constituted according to an agreement, that created the industrial design;
c) certificate of registration - the title of protection granted by OSIM for the registered industrial designs;
d) industrial design - the outer two-dimensional aspect of a product or of a part thereof, resulting from the combination of the main features, particularly lines, outlines, colours, shape, texture and/or materials and/or the product ornamentation per se;
e) insignificant details - those graphic or shape elements that do not determine the individual character of the industrial design;
f) industrial - a design is considered to be industrial if the article it relates to may be reproduced industrially or by craftsmen whenever necessary;
g) authorized representative - the person who follows the profession of industrial property attorney in the conditions provided for by the law and who may represent an interested party in the proceedings before OSIM;
h) industrial model - the outer three-dimensional aspect of a product or of a part thereof resulting from the combination of the main features, particularly lines, outlines,colours
shape, texture and/or the product ornamentation per se;
i) utility model - a creation which solves a technical problem, particularly with regard to the construction shape, the assembling of a product, and which has worldwide novelty;
j) product - any article produced through an industrial or artisanal process containing among other things the elements designed to be assembled in a complex product, packages, forms of presentation, arrangements, graphic symbols, typographic symbols; the computer programs shall not be deemed as a product;
k) complex product - a product comprising multiple elements replaceable in a manner which allows to disassemble and reassemble the product;
l) applicant - the natural or legal person who requests for the registration and the issuance of a certificate of registration of an industrial design with OSIM;
m) owner- the natural or legal person having the rights conferred by the registration of the industrial design and for which the certificate of registration is issued.

Article 3- The right to be granted the certificate of registration belongs to the author of the industrial design or to his successor in title for the independently created industrial designs.
An independently created industrial design is deemed to be the industrial design not carried out according to agreements with creative mission or by the employees in exercising their employment duties.
Article 4 - If several persons created the same industrial design independently of one another, the right to be granted the certificate of registration belongs to the person who first filed the application for registration with OSIM or, if a priority was claimed, to the person whose application has the earliest date of priority.
Article 5 - Until otherwise proved, the applicant is assumed to be entitled to the grant of the certificate of registration of the industrial design.
Article 6 - Where the industrial design is the result of a contract with a creative mission, the right to be granted the certificate of registration vests in the person who commissioned the carrying out of the industrial design, except when otherwise provided for by the contract.
In case the industrial design is made by the employee within his employment duties explicitly entrusted to him, the right to be granted the certificate of registration belongs to the employer, except for the cases when otherwise provided for by the contract.
Article 7- Natural or legal persons having their domicile or registered office outside the territory of Romania, as the case may be, shall enjoy the benefits of the provisions of this Law in accordance with the international conventions and treaties on industrial designs, to which Romania is a party.
Article 8 - The recognition of the rights provided for by this Law shall not prejudice and exclude the protection granted by other legal provisions on intellectual property, particularly the ones relating to copyright and the ones relating to trademarks, patents for invention, utility models, typographic symbols, topographies of integrated circuits and unfair competition.

CHAPTER II - Requirements for the Protection of Industrial Designs

Article 9 - The object of the application may be registered to the extent in which it constitutes an industrial design, within the meaning of Article 2, is new and has an individual character.
An industrial design shall be deemed to be new if no identical industrial design was rendered available to the public prior to the date of filing the application for registration or, if the priority was claimed, before the priority date.
The industrial designs are deemed to be identical if their characteristic features differ only in insignificant details.
An industrial design is deemed to have an individual character if the overall impression it has on the experienced user differs from the one made upon the same by any industrial design rendered available to the public before the date of filing the application for registration, or before the priority date, if the priority was claimed.
If an industrial design applied to a product or incorporated in a product constitutes a component of a complex product, this shall be deemed to be novel and have an individual character, only if the following conditions are fulfilled cumulatively:
a) once incorporated into the complex product, the component part remains visible during the normal use of the product; normal use means the use itself by the beneficiary, excluding the maintenance and repairs;
b) the visible component part characteristics themselves fulfil the conditions concerning the novelty and the individual character.
Article 10 - In compliance with Article 9, an industrial design is deemed to have been rendered available to the public, if it has been published or displayed, employed in the commerce or disclosed in any other way, except for the case where such actions could not become known in the normal course of the activity carried out in that field, prior to the date of filing the application for registration, or prior to the priority date, if a priority has been claimed.
An industrial design shall not be deemed to have been rendered available to the public, if it has been disclosed to a third party in explicit or implicit confidentiality conditions.
Disclosure shall not be deemed to have occurred, if the industrial design for which protection was claimed has been rendered available to the public by the author, the successor in title thereof or a third party, as a consequence of the information offered by the author, or of the action performed by him or by his successor in title, within twelve months before the date of filing the application or the priority date. 
Rendering the industrial design available to the public by any means as well as its capitalization without the author's consent shall be deemed to be an abuse.
Disclosure of the industrial design made through an abuse to its author or to his successor in title, occurred within twelve months before the date of filing of the application or the priority date shall not be taken into account.
Article 11 - The industrial design determined exclusively by a technical function cannot be registered.
There cannot be registered an industrial design which shall be reproduced in the exact shape and dimensions in order to allow the product it is incorporated in or the product to which it applies to be mechanically connected or placed around another product, so as to allow each of the products to fulfil its function.
Article 12 - Industrial designs whose purpose and appearance are contrary to public order and good manners shall be excluded from the protection. 

CHAPTER III - Registration and Grant of the Title of Protection

Article 13 - The application for registration of an industrial design shall contain the following:
a) request for the registration of the industrial design;
b) applicant's identification data;
c) number of industrial designs for which protection is claimed;
d) indication of the products which incorporate the industrial design, if appropriate;
e) description of the novel characteristic elements of the industrial design for which protection is claimed, as they appear in the filed graphic representations;
f) the authors' names or a statement on the applicant's responsibility that the authors renounced to their right of being mentioned in the application and/or in the industrial design publications; 
g) graphic representations of the industrial design in three copies.

The application for registration may further contain, if appropriate, other elements which do not condition the regular deposit date:
a) identification data of the authorized representative, if designated in the application for registration;
b) priority documents, if one of the priorities provided for in Articles 19 and 20 is claimed;
c) request for postponing the publication;
d) power of attorney for representation before OSIM;
e) statement indicating the information which, according to the applicant's knowledge, allows to prove the fulfilment of the conditions to grant the protection of the industrial design whose registration is claimed.

Article 14 -The graphic representations shall completely render the industrial design which is the subject-matter of the application for registration, so as to point out its aesthetic features. Otherwise, the application for registration shall be rejected. The graphic representations shall be of sufficient quality to emphasize the industrial design details and make its publication possible.

In case of a two-dimensional industrial design, the graphic representations may be accompanied by three specimens.
Article 15 - The application for the registration and the description presented according to Article 13 and drawn up in Romanian, accompanied by the graphic representations of the industrial design, or if appropriate, by specimens, shall be filed with OSIM and constitute the regular national deposit.
OSIM shall file the application, if at least the following are submitted: an application containing the request for the registration of the industrial design, the applicant's identification data and the graphic representations or the specimens, in one copy.
If the required supplementations for constituting the regular national deposit according to paragraph 1 are not filed within two months from the filing of the application for registration according to paragraph 2, the application for registration shall be rejected.
The date of the regular national deposit shall be the date of filing the documents provided for in paragraph 2 or the date resulting from the treaties and conventions on industrial designs, to which Romania is a party.
The regular national deposits constituted according to paragraphs 1 and 2 as well as the international deposits constituted pursuant to the Hague Agreement shall be entered the National Register of the filed applications.
Article 16 - In the proceedings before OSIM the applicant for a certificate of registration or his successor in title may avail himself of the assistance of an authorized industrial property attorney.
For persons not having the domicile or registered office on the territory of Romania, the representation according to paragraph 1 is compulsory, except for the application filing procedure.
Article 17 - A multiple deposit may include several industrial designs intended to be incorporated in the same category of products, in compliance with the international classification of the industrial designs.
The industrial designs which are the subject-matter of a multiple deposit shall meet the condition of unity of design, unity of production and unity of use, or shall belong to the same set or composition of items.
Article 18 - The regular national deposit ensures a right of priority to the applicant, starting on the date of constituting the deposit, in relation to any subsequent deposit concerning the same industrial design.
Article 19 - The natural or legal persons of the States party to the conventions to which Romania is also a party shall benefit of a six-month right of priority starting on the date of the first deposit, if they apply for protection in respect of the same industrial design within that six-month period of time.
A six-month right of priority based on the utility model deposit shall be recognized.
Article 20 - Priority may also be claimed as a consequence of the industrial design having been displayed at an international exhibition, provided that the application is filed within six months from the date on which the product was displayed at the exhibition.
This period shall not extend the period of priority provided for in Article 19.
Article 21- The priorities provided for in Articles 19 and 20 shall be recognized, if claimed at the time of filing the application, and if attested by the priority documents, within three months from the date of filing the application.
Article 22 - The applications for registration filed with OSIM shall be subjected to a preliminary examination that shall prove:
a) compliance with the conditions of form of the application, provided for in Article 13 (1);
b) compliance with the conditions stipulated for the graphic representations, provided for in Article 14;
c) compliance with the conditions stipulated for the other documents or acts provided for in Article 13 (2), enclosed with the application;
d) payment of the fees in the amount and within the time limits stipulated by the law. 
In case the irregularities are not remedied within the time period granted by OSIM, the application shall be rejected, or , if appropriate, the priority shall not be recognized.
If any irregularities are ascertained, they shall be notified to the applicant 
granting him a time limit necessary for performing the remedies.
Upon request by OSIM the applicant shall divide the applications that do not comply with the conditions for a multiple deposit.
The applicant is obliged to divide the application within the period of time granted by OSIM, by constituting a regular national deposit for each group of industrial designs that complies with the provisions of Article 17. 
In case the applicant does not divide the application within the granted period of time, OSIM shall divide the application ex officio into more applications and shall examine only the first application, while the others shall be rejected.
The divided applications may only be filed for the elements that do not go beyond the limits of the initial application. The divided applications shall be considered as having been filed on the date of filing the initial application.
Article 23 - The bibliographical data of the application for registration of the industrial design as well as the black-and-white, or if required, the colour reproduction, photograph or any graphic representation thereof shall be published in the Official Industrial Property Bulletin of OSIM, within maximum six months from the date of constituting the regular national deposit.
The publication provided for in paragraph 1 may be postponed at the applicant's request for a period not exceeding thirty months, calculated from the date of filing the application or from the date of priority, if the priority was claimed.
The publication of the international applications by the World Intellectual Property Organization is considered to be a publication under paragraph 1.
Article 24 - Interested parties may oppose, in writing, to the registration of the industrial design with OSIM within three months from the publication of the registration, for the following reasons:
a) the industrial design lacks novelty;
b) the industrial design is contrary to the good manners or public order;
c) the applicant is not the person who has first filed an application;
d) in case of violation of the provisions of the Article 25 (d).
The oppositions shall be solved by a specialized board within three months from their filing with OSIM.
Article 25 - Applications for the registration of industrial designs shall be examined by the Industrial Designs Examination Board. Within twelve months from the date of publication of the application, the Board decides to accept or to reject the registration of the industrial design, as the case may be, or may ascertain the abandonment or the withdrawal of the application. The Board shall take the decision to grant the certificate of registration on the basis of an examination report and according to the provisions of Articles 2, 9 and 10.
Registration of the industrial designs shall be made in the National Register of Industrial Designs and published in the Official Industrial Property Bulletin of OSIM.
The application for the registration of an industrial design shall be rejected if:
a) the provisions of the Aricles 2, 9 and 10 are not observed;
b) the subject-matter of the application is comprised in the provisions of the Articles 11 and 12; 
c) the legal fees have not been paid within the time limits and in the amounts provided by the law;
d) it incorporates, without the owner's permission, a work protected by the Law No. 8/1996 on the Copyright and the Related Rights, including the subsequent modifications, or any other protected industrial property rights;
e) it represents an improper use of any of the objects mentioned in the list comprised in the Article 6 ter of the Paris Convention for the Protection of the Industrial Property to which Romania has adhered by the Decree No. 1.177/1968 or an abusive use of the emblems and armorial bearings, others than those mentioned under the Article 6 ter of the Convention.
In the examination of the application, the Board shall take into account all the documentary sources existing at the Industrial Designs Department of OSIM, as well as any other documents filed by interested persons and relevant for the examination procedure. During the examination procedure OSIM may request any additional material required, even specimens in the case of the two-dimensional industrial designs.
The provisions of this Law shall also be applied to the international applications filed according to the Hague Agreement, which extend their effects in Romania, unless otherwise provided. 
Article 26 - For failure to comply with the conditions laid down in Article 9, OSIM may revoke its decisions ex officio until said decisions are notified.
Article 27 - Decisions regarding the applications for the registration of the industrial designs may be appealed against, through administrative channels, in writing and on valid grounds, with OSIM, within three months from their notification.
The appeal shall be examined within three months from its registration by the Board of Appeal of the Appeals and Policy Making Department of OSIM.
Article 28 - The substantiated decision of the Board of Appeal shall be notified to the parties within fifteen days from its pronouncement and may be appealed against before the Disputed Administrative Claims Section of the Municipal Law Court of Bucharest, within three months from said notification.
The decision of the Municipal Law Court of Bucharest may be appealed against before the Disputed Administrative Claims Section of the Court of Appeal of Bucharest within fifteen days from its notification.
The public prosecutor shall participate in the trials in the Municipal Law Court of Bucharest and in the Court of Appeal of Bucharest.
The final and irrevocable decisions of the Board of Appeal shall be published in the Official Industrial Property Bulletin of OSIM, within sixty days from their pronouncement.
The decisions of the law courts shall be published in the Official Industrial Property Bulletin within sixty days from the notification thereof to OSIM.
The parties may appear before the Board of Appeal personally or may be represented by an attorney-at-law, a legal advisor or an industrial property attorney.
Article 29 - All decisions issued by OSIM shall be substantiated.
Article 30 - The issuance of the certificates of registration of the industrial designs shall be made by OSIM on the basis of the final decisions of acceptance, within 30 days from the date on which the decision of acceptance became final.
Article 31 - The procedures regarding the applications for the registration of industrial designs and the certificates of registration shall be subject to the payment of fees, in the amount and within the time limits provided for according to the law. The fees shall be paid into the account of OSIM.
Fees payable by natural or legal persons having their domicile or, as the case may be, their registered office abroad shall be paid in currency into the account of OSIM. 
Failure to pay the fees within the legal time limits shall result in non-carrying out the procedure involved.
Article 32 - The applicant or the owner of the certificate of registration, who failed to observe a time limit regarding the procedures before OSIM for force majeure reasons, shall be granted an extension of the time limit if a substantiated request is presented within sixty days from the cessation of the reasons that prevented him from acting, but not later than one year after the expiry of the non-observed time limit.
The provisions of the paragraph 1 shall not apply in the following situations:
a) priority claiming according to the Articles 19-21;
b) payment of the registration and publication fees; 
c) opposition filing according to the Article 24;
d) appeals filing according to the Article 27.
The request for extension of the time limit shall be accompanied by the proof of payment of the legal fee.

CHAPTER IV - Rights and Obligations

Article 33 - Throughout its period of validity, the certificate of registration confers on its owner an exclusive right of exploitation of the industrial design and the right of prohibiting third parties from performing the following acts without his permission: reproducing, manufacturing, marketing or offering for sale, using, importing or storing for the purpose of marketing, offering for sale or using a product having the industrial design incorporated or applied thereto.
Article 34 - The scope of protection shall be determined by the graphic representations of the registered designs. 
The protection granted to an industrial design on the basis of the present Law shall extend to any industrial design that does not produce a different overall visual impression on a qualified user.
The degree of freedom of the author in performing the industrial design shall be considered in establishing the scope of protection.
Article 35 - The rights conferred by the Article 33 do not apply to:
a) acts performed exclusively in personal, non-commercial, experimental, research or educational purposes, on the condition that these acts are not detrimental to the normal exploitation of the industrial designs and that they mention the source;
b) equipments existing on the sea and air transport vehicles registered in another country, when these vehicles temporarily enter the territory of Romania, or importing accessories and spare parts for the purpose of repairing such vehicles or performing repairs on such vehicles;
c) using or taking effective and serious measures for the use of the industrial designs by third parties, within the period from the forfeiture of the owner's rights to the certificate revalidation;
d) use of the industrial designs in good faith within the period from the time limit referred to in Article 31 to the date of publication of the reinstated right.
Article 36 - The rights deriving from a certificate of registration of the industrial design shall not be exercised in case of putting on the market, on the territory of Romania, the products incorporating protected industrial designs previously sold by the owner of the certificate of registration or with his consent.
Article 37 - Starting on the date of publication of the application, the natural or legal person entitled to be granted the certificate of registration shall temporarily enjoy the same rights conferred according to the provisions of Article 33, until the issuance of the certificate of registration, except for the cases when the application has been rejected or withdrawn.
The violation of the provisions of the paragraph 1 shall entail the liability of paying the damages according to the Common Law by the infringers; the title for the payment of damages may be executed only after the issuance of the certificate of registration of the industrial design.
Article 38 - The period of validity of a certificate of registration of the industrial design is of ten years starting on the date of constituting the regular deposit and may be renewed for three successive five-year periods.
Throughout the period of validity of the certificate, the owner is liable to pay the certificate maintenance fees.
OSIM shall grant a period of grace of maximum six months for the payment of the maintenance fees, for which increased fees shall be levied.
Failure to pay these fees shall entail the forfeiture of the owner's rights.
The forfeiture of the owner's rights shall be published in the Official Industrial Property Bulletin of OSIM.
In case of forfeiture of the owner's rights, the owner may request OSIM to revalidate the certificate of registration for justified reasons, within six months starting on the date when the forfeiture occurred.
Article 39 - The exclusive right of exploitation deriving from the industrial design registration shall cease in the following situations:
a) at the expiry of the period of validity;
b) by the cancellation of the certificate of registration;
c) by the forfeiture of the owner's rights;
d) by the renunciation by the owner of the certificate of registration.
Article 40 - The owners of the certificates of registration of industrial designs may affix the D sign, namely the capital "D" inscribed inside a circle and accompanied by the owner's name or by the number of the certificate, on the products .
Article 41 - The right to be granted the certificate of registration of the industrial design, the rights deriving from the application for registration of the industrial design, as well as the rights deriving from the issued certificate of registration are transferable wholly or in part.
The transfer may be made by succession, assignment or licence. 
The transfer shall be registered with OSIM and shall produce effects in respect of the third parties only starting on the date of publication of the transfer mention in the Official Industrial Property Bulletin.
Article 42 - The author as the owner of the certificate of registration of the industrial design shall benefit of patrimonial rights established on the basis of a contract with the persons who exploit the industrial design.
In the case of concluding an assignment contract, the author's patrimonial rights shall be established in this contract.
Article 43 - The registration abroad of the industrial designs created on the territory of Romania shall be made by the natural or legal person entitled to be granted the certificate, only after filing the application with OSIM.
The international applications made according to the Hague Agreement, shall be filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization directly or through OSIM.
Article 44 - The author is entitled to have his name, first name and position mentioned in the issued certificate of registration, as well as in any other documents or publications concerning the industrial design.
The data contained in the certificate of registration shall be inscribed in his work booklet.
Article 45 - The certificate of registration of the industrial design, issued by OSIM, may be canceled, wholly or in part, at the request of an interested person, when it has been ascertained that the conditions for the grant of the protection were not fulfilled at the date of filing the application.
Cancellation may be requested during the entire period of validity of the certificate of registration and shall be judged by the Municipal Law Court of Bucharest.
The cancellation decision shall be filed with OSIM and shall be published within two months starting on the date of filing the same.
Article 46 - The litigations concerning the status of author of the industrial design, the status of owner of the certificate of registration, those concerning the patrimonial rights deriving from the assignment or licence contracts are the competence of the judicial instances, according to the Common Law.

CHAPTER V - Attributions of the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks in the Field of the Industrial Design Protection

Article 47 - OSIM is the specialized government body, with sole authority on the territory of Romania, for ensuring the protection of the industrial designs.
Article 48 - OSIM shall have the following attributions in the field of industrial design protection: 
(a) provision of protection through the grant of a certificate of registration of the industrial designs; 
(b) keeping of the National Register of the Filed Industrial Design Applications and of the National Register of Registered Industrial Designs; 
(c) provision of information of published industrial designs upon request; 
(d) conduct of relations with equivalent government organizations and with specialized international organizations of which Romania is a member; 
(e) provision of assistance in the field of industrial property on request, organization of training courses for specialists in the same field; 
(f) periodical editing and publication of information relating to industrial designs, in the Official Industrial Property Bulletin of OSIM.
 

CHAPTER VI - Liabilities and Sanctions

Article 49. - The unlawful assumption, in any way, of the status of author of an industrial design shall constitute an offense and shall be punished by imprisonment of between six months and two years or by a fine of 15 million to 30 million lei. 
Article 50. - In case that a decision of the law court established that another person than the one mentioned in the application for registration or in the certificate of registration is entitled to be granted the certificate of registration, OSIM shall issue the certificate of registration to the entitled person and shall publish the change of the owner.
Article 51. The unlawful reproduction of an industrial design for the purpose of manufacturing products of an identical appearance, the manufacture, offering for sale, selling, importing, using or the storing of such products for the purpose of putting into circulation or using them, without having the consent of the owner of the certificate of registration of the industrial design, during the period of validity thereof, shall constitute the offense of counterfeiting of the industrial design and shall be punishable by imprisonment of between six months and two years or by a fine of 15 million to 30 million lei. 
Criminal proceedings shall be initiated by the preliminary filing of a complaint by the prejudiced party or ex officio.
For the caused prejudices, the owner is entitled to damages according to the Common Law, and may apply to the competent law court to order the seizure, or, as the case may be, the destruction of the counterfeited products; these provisions shall also apply to materials and equipments that were directly used for committing the offence of counterfeiting.
Article 52.- The owner of a registered industrial design may ask the law court:
a) to order insurance measures, when there is a risk of infringement of the rights in a registered industrial design and if this infringement is likely to cause an irreparable prejudice or if there is a risk of destruction of evidence;
b) to order, immediately after the customs clearance procedures, measures for ceasing the infringement of the rights in an industrial design committed by a third party when putting onto the market imported goods that imply a prejudice to these rights. 
For ordering insurance measures, the provisions of the Common Law are applicable. In taking the insurance measures ordered by the law court, a guarantee sufficient to prevent the abuses may be requested by the plaintiff.
The law court shall ask the plaintiff to provide any possible evidence in order to prove his status of owner of the infringed right or of the right whose infringement is unavoidable. 
If the evidence in support of the plaintiff's claims is under the control of the defendant, the law court may order that the defendant should produce the evidence under confidential conditions, in accordance with the law. 
The law court may order that the infringer of the rights conferred by the certificate of registration should provide immediate information regarding the origin and the distribution circuits of the counterfeited goods as well as the identity of the manufacturer or of the merchant on the condition that this measure should not be exaggerated as against the gravity of the prejudice caused to the owner's right. 
Article 53 - The customs authorities may order, either ex officio or at the request of the owner of the registered industrial design, the suspension of the customs clearance procedures on the importation of the goods in the cases referred to in Article 52, until the pronouncement of the decision of the law court. 
Article 54 - The certificates of registration of the industrial designs in force represent intangible assets and may be registered in the patrimony of the owner as a legal person.
Article 55 - At the request of the law court, OSIM is obliged to forward the necessary acts, documents and information for the judgment of the cause submitted to it. 

NOTE:
We reproduce below Art. II of the Law 585/2002 which is not incorporated in the republished text of the Law No. 129/1992 and which applies as specific provisions of the Law No. 585/2002. 
We mention that the references within these articles relate to the texts of the Law 129/1992 as published in the Official Gazette of Romania, Part I, No. 1 of January 8, 1993. 
Article II - (1) The provisions of this Law come into force within 3 months from its publication in the Official Gazette of Romania, Part I.
(2) Until the date of this law coming into force, the Government shall approve the Regulations for Implementing the Law.
(3) On the date when this Law comes into force, any contrary provision shall be abrogated. 
Article III - Law No. 129/1992 on the protection of industrial designs, published in the Official Gazette of Romania, Part I, No 1 of January 8, 1993, with its subsequent modifications, as well as the modifications and supplementation brought through the present Law shall be republished in the Official Gazette of Romania, Part I, with a new renumbering of the texts. 

* Republished within the meaning of Art. III from the Law no. 585/2002 for the modification and completion of the Industrial Design Law no.129/1992 published in the Official Gazette of Romania no. 810 of 07.11.2002, with a new renumbering of the texts.
The Industrial Design Law no. 129/1992 was published in the Official Gazette of Romania, Part I, no. 1 of January 8, 1993.