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Law No. 29 of 1 February 1996 enacting Rules to Protect Competition and adopting other measures

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Year of current version:1996
Date of Text (Enacted):February 1, 1996
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:This Law contain provisions relating to copyrights, trademarks of products or services, patents (Article 141(3)) and trade secrets (Article 176(7)).
Article 141(3) was amended by Article 223 of Law No. 35 of May 10, 1996 on Industrial Property.

Article 246 stipulates: 'This Act shall take effect ninety (90) days after its promulgation, except the articles contained in Title I, which will come into effect in nine (9) months after its promulgation.'
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Ley N° 29 de 1 de febrero de 1996, por la cual se dictan Normas sobre la Defensa de la Competencia y se adoptan otras medidas Ley N° 29 de 1 de febrero de 1996, por la cual se dictan Normas sobre la Defensa de la Competencia y se adoptan otras medidas, Complete document (pdf) [418 KB] Ley N° 29 de 1 de febrero de 1996, por la cual se dictan Normas sobre la Defensa de la Competencia y se adoptan otras medidas, Complete document (htm) [228 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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