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June 30, 1994 - Law transposing to Belgian Law the European Directive of May 14, 1991 on the Legal Protection of Computer Programs (updated July 17, 2007)

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Belgium

Year of current version:2007
Date of entry into force of original text:August 6, 1994
Date of Text (Enacted):June 30, 1994
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
Notes:The notification by Belgium to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'Articles 10 and 11 lay down the penal provisions concerning on the one hand the offence of counterfeiting computer programs and, on the other, the offense of eliminating or neutralizing technical devices computer programs.'

Source: http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/loi/loi.htm
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30 juin 1994 - Loi transposant en droit belge la directive européenne du 14 mai 1991 concernant la protection juridique des programmes d'ordinateur (mise à jour 18 juillet 2007) 30 juin 1994 - Loi transposant en droit belge la directive européenne du 14 mai 1991 concernant la protection juridique des programmes d'ordinateur (mise à jour 18 juillet 2007), Complete document (pdf) [23 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:BE113

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