Republic of Korea
Agricultural Products Quality Control Act (Act No. 5667 of January 21, 1999, as amended up to Act No. 9932 of January 18, 2010)
|Date of Entry into Force:||July 1, 1999|
|Date of Text (Enacted):||January 21, 1999|
|Type of Text:||IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature|
|Subject Matter:||Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body, Other, Trademarks|
|Notes:||Article 2 of the Act defines geographical indications of agricultural and fisheries products.|
Article 8 prescribes the registration of geographical indications.
Article 9 prohibits false indications.
Articles 15 to 18-3 refer to the matters on indication of places of origin.
|WIPO Lex No.:||KR084|