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Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Secret Protection Act (Act No. 911 of December 30, 1961, as last amended by Act No. 10810 of June 30, 2011)

Year of current version:2011
Date of last amendment:June 30, 2011
Date of Text (Enacted):December 30, 1961
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Domain Names, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body, Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:This consolidated version of the Unfair Competition and Trade Secret Protection Act incorporates all amendments from 1986 up to 2011.
For the latest amendments made by Act No. 10180 of June 30, 2011, see Articles 3-2(3)(2), 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 14-2, 15(1),17(1) and (3), and 20.
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Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Secret Protection Act (Act No. 911 of December 30, 1961, as last amended by Act No. 10810 of June 30, 2011) Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Secret Protection Act (Act No. 911 of December 30, 1961, as last amended by Act No. 10810 of June 30, 2011), Complete document (pdf) [208 KB]

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