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The Fair Competition Act

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Year of current version:1993
Date of entry into force of original text:March 9, 1993
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Trade Names, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:For provisions related to the protection of intellectual property rights, see:
Article 37 on misleading advertising; and Article 3. (b) "Nothing in this Act shall apply to the entering into of an agreement in so far as it contains a provision relating to the use, licence or assignment of rights under or existing by virtue of any copyright, patent or trade mark."
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The Fair Competition Act The Fair Competition Act, Complete document (pdf) [353 KB] The Fair Competition Act, Complete document (htm) [124 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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WIPO Lex No.:JM008

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