Russian Federation

Federal Law No. 135-FZ of July 26, 2006, on the Protection of Competition (as amended up to Federal Law No. 401-FZ of December 6, 2011)

Year of Version:2012
Date of Entry into Force:October 26, 2006
Date of Text (Enacted):July 26, 2006
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Property, Other, Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Federal Law on the Protection of Competition incorporates all the amendments up to “Federal Law No. 401-FZ of December 6, 2011, on Amendments of the Federal Law on the Protection of Competition, and Other Laws of the Russian Federation”, which was officially published on December 6, 2011, on the website of the Official Internet Portal for Legal Information (http: //www.pravo. gov.ru), and entered into force 30 days after the date of its official publication, except for Article 19, paragraph 2 which entered into force on January 1, 2012, in accordance with its Article 20.

For provisions regarding the interface between intellectual property rights and competition law, see:
- Chapter 2, Article 10, paragraph 4; Article 11, paragraph 9; and Article 14;
- Chapter 4, Article 17.1, paragraph 3.1.
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Federal Law No. 135-FZ of July 26, 2006, on the Protection of Competition (as amended up to Federal Law No. 401-FZ of December 6, 2011) Federal Law No. 135-FZ of July 26, 2006, on the Protection of Competition (as amended up to Federal Law No. 401-FZ of December 6, 2011), Complete document (pdf) [267 KB] Federal Law No. 135-FZ of July 26, 2006, on the Protection of Competition (as amended up to Federal Law No. 401-FZ of December 6, 2011), Complete document (htm) [272 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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