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Federal Law on Copyright (as amended up to January 14, 2016)

Year of Version:2016
Date of Text (Enacted):December 24, 1996
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Traditional Cultural Expressions
Notes:The Federal Law on Copyright was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF) on December 24, 1996, and came into force 90 days after its publication in the Official Gazette.

This consolidated version of the Federal Law on Copyright, published in the Official Gazette on January 13, 2016, takes into account amendments up to 'Decree amending Article 231, subparagraph III, of the Federal Law on Copyright', which came into force on January 14, 2016.
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Ley Federal del Derecho de Autor (modificada hasta el 14 de enero de 2016) Ley Federal del Derecho de Autor (modificada hasta el 14 de enero de 2016), Complete document (pdf) [587 KB] Ley Federal del Derecho de Autor (modificada hasta el 14 de enero de 2016), Complete document (htm) [255 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:MX160

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