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Penal Code: Chapter 49 - On Offenses against Certain Intellectual Property Rights

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Finland

Year of current version:1995
Date of entry into force of original text:September 1995
Date of Text (Enacted):April 21, 1995
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Notes:The notification WTO states:
"The Code contains provisions concerning criminal procedures and penalties. Sections 1 to 2 of Chapter 49 prescribe specific penal provisions and statutory elements for intellectual property crimes punishable by imprisonment. Section 3 of the Chapter prescribes the right to institute criminal proceedings".
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Penal Code: Chapter 49 - On Offenses against Certain Intellectual Property Rights Penal Code: Chapter 49 - On Offenses against Certain Intellectual Property Rights, Complete document (pdf) [101 KB] Penal Code: Chapter 49 - On Offenses against Certain Intellectual Property Rights, Complete document (htm) [3 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Code pénal: Chapitre 49 - Délits concernant certains droits de propriété intellectuelle Code pénal: Chapitre 49 - Délits concernant certains droits de propriété intellectuelle, Complete document (pdf) [100 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:FI044

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