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Intellectual Property Code (consolidated version of October 9, 2016)

Year of Version:2016
Date of Text (Enacted):July 1, 1992
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, IP Regulatory Body, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Intellectual Property Code takes into account amendments up to Law No. 2016-1321 of October 7, 2016 for a Digital Republic, which came into force on October 9, 2016.

For the amendments introduced by Articles 38 and 39 of the said Law No. 2016-1321, see the following provisions of the consolidated version under Legislative Part, First Part:
- Book I, Title II, Chapter II, Article 122-5;
- Book III, Title IV, Chapter II, Article L342-3.

Source of the consolidated text:
https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichCode.do?cidTexte=LEGITEXT000006069414, Legifrance website, Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (DILA).
Available Texts: 
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Related Treaties:
WIPO Lex No.:FR501

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