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Law No. 82 of 2002 on the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights

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Year of current version:2002
Date of entry into force of original text:June 3, 2002
Date of Text (Enacted):June 2, 2002
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Trade Names, Trademarks, Traditional Cultural Expressions, Traditional Knowledge (TK), Transfer of Technology, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models
Notes:The Law No. 82 of 2002 is the main IP law in Egypt; it includes four books which cover all fields:
- Book One : Patents and Utility Models, Layout -Designs for Integrated Circuits, and Undisclosed Information
- Book Two: Marks, Trade Names,Geographical Indications and Industrial Designs
- Book Three: Copyright and related Rights
- Book Four: Plant Varieties
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Arabic

القانون رقم 82 لعام 2002 بشأن حماية حقوق الملكية الفكرية القانون رقم 82 لعام 2002 بشأن حماية حقوق الملكية الفكرية, Complete document (pdf) [299 KB]

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Law No. 82 of 2002 on the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights Law No. 82 of 2002 on the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights, Complete document (pdf) [729 KB] Law No. 82 of 2002 on the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights, Complete document (htm) [358 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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WIPO Lex No.:EG001

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