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Fair Transactions in Franchise Business Act (Act No. 6704 of May 13, 2002, as last amended by Act No. 10168 of March 22, 2010)

Year of current version:2010
Date of last amendment:March 22, 2010
Date of entry into force of original text:November 1, 2002
Date of Text (Enacted):May 13, 2002
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Fair Transactions in Franchise Business Act incorporates all the amendments from 2004 up to 2010 (see Articles 42, 43(9)(10)(11) for the latest amendments made by Act No. 10168 of March 22, 2010).

For provisions on business marks including trademarks, service marks, trade names, signs, and other business marks, see Chapter 1, Article 2(1), (6)(a) & (d); Chapter 2, Article 6(12); and Chapter 3, Article 11(2)(1).
For provisions on the non-disclosure of trade secrets, see Chapter 2, Article 6(11).
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Fair Transactions in Franchise Business Act (Act No. 6704 of May 13, 2002, as last amended by Act No. 10168 of March 22, 2010) Fair Transactions in Franchise Business Act (Act No. 6704 of May 13, 2002, as last amended by Act No. 10168 of March 22, 2010), Complete document (pdf) [167 KB]

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