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Year of current version:2005
Date of entry into force of original text:May 10, 2005
Date of Text (Enacted):1858
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
Notes:This consolidated text incorporates reforms up to 2005.

Chapter I, Title II of the Ecuadorian Civil Code recognizes property rights in general. Article 601 guarantees copyrights regarding to production of talent or invention.
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Codificacion del Codigo Civil Codificacion del Codigo Civil, Complete document (pdf) [2403 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:EC055

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