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Civil Procedure Act (Act No. 547 of April 4, 1960, as last amended by Act No. 9171 of December 26, 2008)

Date of Text (Enacted):April 4, 1960
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Notes:
The notification by the Republic of Korea to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Civil Procedure Act, also known as the Code of Civil Procedure (the 'CCP') establishes the basic procedures for civil judicial procedures. The Code provides the provisional measures and implements Article 50 of the TRIPS Agreement.”

This consolidated version of the Civil Procedure Act incorporates all amendments from 2002 up to 2008. It contains provisions on the enforcement of intellectual property rights relating to the creation of a special forum dealing with intellectual property disputes (Article 24) and the transfer of lawsuit that concern intellectual property rights (Article 36).
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Civil Procedure Act (Act No. 547 of April 4, 1960, as last amended by Act No. 9171 of December 26, 2008) Civil Procedure Act (Act No. 547 of April 4, 1960, as last amended by Act No. 9171 of December 26, 2008), Complete document (pdf) [863 KB]

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