Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks

Morocco

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
January 21, 1997Law on the Protection of New Plant Varieties

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
September 11, 2003Law No. 99-65 on the Labour Code (promulgated by Dahir No. 1-03-194 of 14 Rejeb (September 11, 2003))
October 5, 1984Law No. 13-83 on the Repression of Merchandise Fraud (promulgated by Dahir n° 1-83-108 of 9 moharrem 1405 (October 5, 1984))
August 12, 1913Code of Obligations and Contracts (promulgated by Dahir 9 Ramadan 1331 (12 August 1913), as last amended by Dahir No. 1.11.140 issued in 16 Ramadan 1432 (August 17, 2011)

IP Laws: issued by the Executive

Date of TextTitle
January 29, 2015Decree No. 2-14-316 of 8 Rabii II 1436 (January 29, 2015) amending and supplementing Decree No. 2-00-368 of June 7, 2004, implementing Law No. 17-97 on the Protection of Industrial Property
August 12, 1977Decree No. 2-75-321 of 25 Shaban 1397 (August 12, 1977), Regulating Wine-making, and the Stocking, Circulation and Trading of Wines

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
January 18, 1997Decree No. 2-96-906 of 9 Ramadan 1417 Implementing Chapter II -on the Commercial Register- of Title IV of the first book of Law No. 15-95 on the Code of Commerce
August 15, 1977Order No. 869-75 of the Minister for Agriculture and Agrarian Reform of 28 Shaban 1397 (August 15, 1977), Regulating the Regime of Appellation of Origin for Wines