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Year of current version:2002
Date of entry into force of original text:September 1, 2002
Date of Text (Enacted):January 10, 2002
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Trade Names, Trademarks
Notes:
The notification by Mongolia to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Law determines what is understood by intellectual value, and regulates, with regard to property, the peculiarities of ownership, exploitation and expenditure. And also it determines that exploitation of intellectual values shall be done under a contract, that contract should be made in written form, and items, price, content, liabilities after the contract infringements to be included in the contract.'

The Law contains provisions relating to intellectual property.
Article 21.5 provides for the prohibition of publication or reproduction of an individual's image without his or her consent.
Article 27 refers to the protection of names of legal persons.
Article 83 defines, among others, the intellectual values as non-material assets.
Article 98 relates to the possession of intellectual values and rights.
Article 127.1.4 stipulates that intellectual property or author's honorarium is included in the personal property, which are not owned by the family members.
Article 333 regulates the licensing and franchising of non-material property including a name of a company, trademark, product design, etc.
Article 516 contains provisions relating to the inheritance of the intellectual property.
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