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Law of Mongolia on Prohibiting Unfair Competition (as amended in 2000)

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Date of entry into force of original text:July 5, 1993
Date of Text (Enacted):July 5, 1993
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
The notification by Mongolia to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Law forbids illegal use of trademarks, commercial names, labels of others, and distribution and sale of scientific technology, know-how, commercial and industrial secrecy without authorization of the author.'

The Law has been amended 4 times since its enactment in 1993. The most recent amendment was on May 12, 2000. In addition to the Mongolian Trademark Act, the Law provides the protection of well-known trademarks. It also sets forth criminal provisions for trademark violations.
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Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:MN007

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