Act No. IV of 1959 on the Civil Code of the Republic of Hungary

Year of Version:1959
Date of Entry into Force:May 1960
Date of Text (Enacted):1959
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, Other, Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:The notification by Hungary to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Civil Code regulates the status and competence of natural and legal persons, the ownership rights, the law of contracts, the liability for damages and the inheritance. It contains basic rules on the protection of intellectual property, too.'

For provisions concerning the protection of intellectual property: see Sections 81, 86, 277 for further details.
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1959. évi IV. törvény a Polgári Törvénykönyvrıl 1959. évi IV. törvény a Polgári Törvénykönyvrıl, Complete document (pdf) [70 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:HU014