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Date of entry into force of original text:March 24, 1997
Date of Text (Enacted):December 5, 1996
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Traditional Cultural Expressions
Notes:Date of entry into force: 'This Law shall enter into force 90 days following its publication in the Official Gazette of the Federation (See Transitional Provisions).'

For provisions on the protection of expressions of folklore, see Chapter III, Art. 154 to 161.
Available Texts: 
English

Federal Law on Copyright Federal Law on Copyright, Complete document (pdf) [242 KB]

French

Loi fédérale sur le droit d'auteur Loi fédérale sur le droit d'auteur, Complete document (pdf) [509 KB]

Spanish

Ley Federal del Derecho de Autor Ley Federal del Derecho de Autor, Complete document (pdf) [217 KB] Ley Federal del Derecho de Autor, Complete document (htm) [142 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:MX003

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