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Law No. 17-97 on the Protection of Industrial Property (promulgated by Dahir No. 1-00-91 of 9 Kaada 1420 (February 15, 2000))

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Year of current version:2000
Date of Text (Enacted):February 15, 2000
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:The notification by Morocco to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'This Law protects patents for invention, layout-designs (topographies) of integrated circuits, industrial designs, trademarks, service marks, trade names, indications of source and appellations of origin and prevents unfair competition in relation to the aforementioned elements.'

Date of entry into force: See Article 234 for further details.
Available Texts: 
Arabic

القانون رقم 17-97 المتعلق بحماية الملكية الصناعية (الصادر بموجب الظهير رقم 1-00-91 المؤرخ 9 ذي القعدة 1420 الموافق (15 فبراير 2000)) القانون رقم 17-97 المتعلق بحماية الملكية الصناعية (الصادر بموجب الظهير رقم 1-00-91 المؤرخ 9 ذي القعدة 1420 الموافق (15 فبراير 2000)), Complete document (pdf) [428 KB]

English

Law No. 17-97 on the Protection of Industrial Property (promulgated by Dahir No. 1-00-91 of 9 Kaada 1420 (February 15, 2000)) Law No. 17-97 on the Protection of Industrial Property (promulgated by Dahir No. 1-00-91 of 9 Kaada 1420 (February 15, 2000)), Complete document (pdf) [347 KB]

French

Loi n° 17-97 relative à la protection de la propriété industrielle (promulguée par Dahir n° 1-00-91 du 9 Kaada 1420 (15 février 2000)) Loi n° 17-97 relative à la protection de la propriété industrielle (promulguée par Dahir n° 1-00-91 du 9 Kaada 1420 (15 février 2000)), Complete document (pdf) [665 KB] Loi n° 17-97 relative à la protection de la propriété industrielle (promulguée par Dahir n° 1-00-91 du 9 Kaada 1420 (15 février 2000)), Complete document (htm) [166 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:MA002

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