Russian Federation

Criminal Code of the Russian Federation No. 63-FZ of June 13, 1996 (as amended up to Federal Law No. 18-FZ of March 1, 2012)

Year of Version:2012
Date of Entry into Force:January 1, 1997
Date of Text (Enacted):June 13, 1996
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Criminal Code incorporates all the amendments up to 'Federal Law No. 18-FZ of March 01, 2012, on Amendments to Certain Laws of the Russian Federation', which entered into force on March 2, 2012, on the day of its official publication on the website of Official Internet-portal of the legal information (http://www.pravo.gov.ru), except for certain specific provisions prescribed in its Article 7.

The consolidated Criminal Code provides for criminal sanctions for infringement of copyrights, patents and trademarks, and infringement of commercial secrets (see Special Part, Section VII, Chapter 19, Articles 146 & 147; and Section VIII, Chapter 22, Articles 180 & 183).
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