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Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations (Law No. 134 of May 15, 1962, as last amended by Law No. 35 of 27 April 2005)

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Year of current version:2005
Date of last amendment:April 27, 2005
Date of Text (Enacted):May 15, 1962
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Geographical Indications
Notes:The notification by Japan to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Act prevents inducement of customers by means of misleading representations, etc., in terms of ensuring fair competition. Among the actions provided for in paragraph 2(a) of Article 22 of the TRIPS Agreement, false representations of the place of origin misleading consumers in general are prohibited by Article 4 (Prohibition of Misleading Representation) of the Act.'
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Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations (Law No. 134 of May 15, 1962, as last amended by Law No. 35 of 27 April 2005) Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations (Law No. 134 of May 15, 1962, as last amended by Law No. 35 of 27 April 2005), Complete document (pdf) [51 KB] Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations (Law No. 134 of May 15, 1962, as last amended by Law No. 35 of 27 April 2005), Complete document (htm) [50 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:JP075

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