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Act on the Investigation of Unfair International Trade Practices and Remedy Against Injury to the Industry (Act No. 6417 of February 3, 2001, as amended up to Act No. 10230 of April 5, 2010)

Year of current version:2010
Date of last amendment:April 5, 2010
Date of entry into force of original text:January 25, 2013
Date of Text (Enacted):February 3, 2001
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Act on the Investigation of Unfair International Trade Practices and Remedy Against Injury to the Industry incorporates all amendments from 2004 to 2010.
For the latest amendments made by Act No. 10230 of April 5, 2010, see Articles 4(1), 10 (2), 11(1) & (3), 13-2, 14(1), 36(4), and 39-2.

Article 4 prohibits unfair international trade practices that infringe intellectual property rights.
Article 14-2 refers to the verification of goods violating intellectual property rights.
Article 33(1) relates to the protection of trade secrets.
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Act on the Investigation of Unfair International Trade Practices and Remedy Against Injury to the Industry (Act No. 6417 of February 3, 2001, as amended up to Act No. 10230 of April 5, 2010) Act on the Investigation of Unfair International Trade Practices and Remedy Against Injury to the Industry (Act No. 6417 of February 3, 2001, as amended up to Act No. 10230 of April 5, 2010), Complete document (pdf) [295 KB]

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