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Colombia

Civil Code (as amended up to Law No. 1453 of 2011)

Year of Version:2011
Date of Entry into Force:August 24, 1873
Date of Text (Enacted):May 26, 1873
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Industrial Property, Other
Notes:This consolidated version of the Civil Code (approved by Law No. 84 of 1873) takes into account amendments up to Law No. 1453 of 2011, which came into force on June 24, 2011 (see Article 315, section 5a of the consolidated version for the amendment made by the said Law).

Article 671 of the Code protects intellectual property rights, which provides that the productions of talent or ingenuity are property of their authors and this kind of property is governed by special laws.
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