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Law No. 15-95 establishing the Commercial Code (promulgated by Dahir No. 1-96-83 of 15 rabii 1417 (August 1, 1996))

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Year of current version:1996
Date of entry into force of original text:October 3, 1996
Date of Text (Enacted):May 13, 1996
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Notes:
The notification by Morocco to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'Under the Commercial Code, any person routinely and professionally engaged in i) printing and publishing; ii) organization of public performances qualifies for trader status.
The Commercial Code deals with the organization of the commercial register, entries in which concern, inter alia, exploited patents and trademarks or service marks registered by the trader (Articles 30, 33(2), 35, 43(2) & 46(2)).
It considers patents for invention, licences, trademarks and service marks as elements constituting goodwill (Articles 80, 90, 91 & 107).'
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Arabic

قانون رقم 15-95 المتعلق بوضع القانون التجاري المعتمد في 13 مايو 1996 قانون رقم 15-95 المتعلق بوضع القانون التجاري المعتمد في 13 مايو 1996, Complete document (pdf) [1567 KB]

French

Loi n° 15-95 formant le Code de commerce (promulguée par Dahir n° 1-96-83 du 15 rabii 1417 (1 août 1996)) Loi n° 15-95 formant le Code de commerce (promulguée par Dahir n° 1-96-83 du 15 rabii 1417 (1 août 1996)), Complete document (pdf) [3646 KB] Loi n° 15-95 formant le Code de commerce (promulguée par Dahir n° 1-96-83 du 15 rabii 1417 (1 août 1996)), Complete document (htm) [778 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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WIPO Lex No.:MA022

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