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Trademark Law of the People's Republic of China (as amended up to Decision of August 30, 2013, of the Standing Committee of National People's Congress on Amendments to the Trademark Law of the People's Republic of China)

Year of Version:2013
Date of Entry into Force:March 1, 1983
Date of Text (Enacted):August 23, 1982
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body, Trademarks
Notes:The Trademark Law of the People’s Republic of China was amended by the Decision of August 30, 2013, and took effect on May 1, 2014. This newly amended Trademark Law streamlines trademark registration procedures and strengthens the legal protection of trademarks in China in line with international standards.

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中华人民共和国商标法(根据2013年8月30日全国人民代表大会常务委员会《关于修改〈中华人民共和国商标法〉的决定》修正) 中华人民共和国商标法(根据2013年8月30日全国人民代表大会常务委员会《关于修改〈中华人民共和国商标法〉的决定》修正), Complete document (pdf) [190 KB] 中华人民共和国商标法(根据2013年8月30日全国人民代表大会常务委员会《关于修改〈中华人民共和国商标法〉的决定》修正), Complete document (htm) [503 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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Trademark Law of the People's Republic of China (as amended up to Decision of August 30, 2013, of the Standing Committee of National People's Congress on Amendments to the Trademark Law of the People's Republic of China) Trademark Law of the People's Republic of China (as amended up to Decision of August 30, 2013, of the Standing Committee of National People's Congress on Amendments to the Trademark Law of the People's Republic of China), Complete document (pdf) [168 KB] Trademark Law of the People's Republic of China (as amended up to Decision of August 30, 2013, of the Standing Committee of National People's Congress on Amendments to the Trademark Law of the People's Republic of China), Complete document (htm) [100 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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