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Civil Code (approved by Royal Decree No. 262 of March 16, 1942)

Year of Version:2010
Date of Entry into Force:April 19, 1942
Date of Text (Enacted):March 16, 1942
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Industrial Designs, Other, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Utility Models
Notes:This extract of Book V of the Civil Code contains provisions relating to trademark rights for company and brand names (Title VIII, Chapter III); copyright, patents, utility models and industrial designs (Title IX, Chapters I, II and III); and acts of unfair competition related to intellectual property (Title X, Chapter I, Section II, Article 2598).
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