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Labour Code (Codified law approved by Decree-Law No. 1)

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Chile

Year of current version:2011
Date of entry into force of original text:January 16, 2003
Date of Text (Enacted):July 31, 2002
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Property, Other, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
This consolidated text of the Labor Code incorporates the amendments since its promulgation in 2002 up to 2011 (Law No. 20545 of October 17, 2011).

For provisions concerning artists and performers' contracts, see Title II, Chapter IV.
Article 145-I provides that artist and performers shall autorize the use or commercial exploitation of their image when it comes to purpose other than the main object of the contract.
Article 145-K states that intellectual property rights of authors, composers, artists and performers shall not be affected by the provisions contained in Chapter IV of this Code.

For provisions concerning professional athletes contracts, see Title II, Chapter VI.
Article 152 bis F provides that employers require the authorization from the athletes regarding to the use and commercial exploitation of their image for purposes other than main object of the employment contract.

For further provisions relating to confidential information, see Articles 290 (e) and 388 (d).
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Codigo del Trabajo (Texto Refundido, Coordinado y Sistematizado aprobado por el Decreto-Ley N° 1) Codigo del Trabajo (Texto Refundido, Coordinado y Sistematizado aprobado por el Decreto-Ley N° 1), Complete document (pdf) [1576 KB]

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