|Number of Payments of Taxes per Year||8.0||12.0||11.0||9.0|
|Time Taken For Administrative Formalities (Hours)||202.0||176.0||175.0||207.0|
|Total Share of Taxes (% of Profit)||44.6||42.7||46.7||46.8|
Source: Doing Business - Last Available Data.
|Income tax||Progressive rate from 22% to 42%|
|For the first EUR 25,000||22%|
|From EUR 25,001 to EUR 42,000||32%|
|Type of property and law||Validity||International Agreements Signed|
Patent Law: Law No 1733/1987 as amended by Article 18 of Law No 1739/1987, Law No 1883/1990 ratifying the Patent Cooperation Treaty.
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
Law on Trademarks, No 2239/94,
Presidential Decree No 353/1998, supplementing Law on Trademarks No2239/94Ministerial Decision No. K4-307/2001, implementing regulations of the Madrid Protocol as ratified by Law No 2783/200.
Trademark Law Treaty
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Presidential Decree No.259/1997,regulations on the ratification of the Hague Agreement under 1960 Act
|5 years renewable|
Law on Copyright and Neighboring Rights No 2121/ 1993 as amended by Article 8 of Law No 2557/1997 for harmonization with the Council Directive 93/83
|70 years after the death of the author||
Berne convention For the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms
Rome ConventionFor the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations
WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
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