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Law on Copyright and Neighboring Rights (as amended July 19, 1996)

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Date of Text (Enacted):September 9, 1965
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:Date of entry into force of basic text: See Section 143 for further detail.

Inkrafttreten der Originalfassung: Siehe § 143.
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Law on Copyright and Neighboring Rights (as amended July 19, 1996) Law on Copyright and Neighboring Rights (as amended July 19, 1996), Complete document (pdf) [318 KB] Law on Copyright and Neighboring Rights (as amended July 19, 1996), Complete document (htm) [208 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi sur le droit d'auteur et les droits voisins (modifiée le 19 juillet 1996) Loi sur le droit d'auteur et les droits voisins (modifiée le 19 juillet 1996), Complete document (pdf) [340 KB] Loi sur le droit d'auteur et les droits voisins (modifiée le 19 juillet 1996), Complete document (htm) [220 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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