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The Criminal Code of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Year of Version:2005
Date of Text (Enacted):May 9, 2005
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:Articles 720 and 721 of the Criminal Code provides sanctions for the infringement of intellectual property rights, including trademarks, geographical origins, industrial designs or models, patented inventions, and literary, artistic or creative works.
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