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Organic Code on the Justice System

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Year of current version:2009
Date of entry into force of original text:March 9, 2009
Date of Text (Enacted):March 3, 2009
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Notes:
The Organic Code on the Justice System introduces amendments to the Law on Intellectual Property (Consolidation No. 2006-013) regarding the competence of the judges.

Provision No. 5 amends Article 294 of the Law on Intellectual Property and states that shall have jurisdiction to hear disputes on Intellectual Property matters in the first instance, judges of administrative litigation of the defendant's domicile, and secondly, the special Chamber in this matter in the respective provincial court. It also provides that appeals to set off in this area will be known by the Chamber of Administrative Litigation of the National Court of Justice.
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Código Orgánico de La Función Judicial Código Orgánico de La Función Judicial, Complete document (pdf) [772 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:EC063

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