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Law No. 9.609 of February 19, 1998 on the Protection of Intellectual Property of Software, its Commercialization in the Country, and Other Provisions

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Year of current version:1998
Date of entry into force of original text:June 20, 1998
Date of Text (Enacted):February 19, 1998
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Transfer of Technology
Notes:
The notification by Brazil to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'Articles 12 and 13 contain provisions concerning criminal actions and violations related to software copyright; Article 14(1) and (5) contains provisions concerning civil actions related to the violation of software copyright, and Article 14(2),(3) and (4) contains provisions about 'secret proceedings' and provisional remedies related to software copyright.'

A notificação pelo Brasil à OMC nos termos do artigo 63(2) do Acordo TRIPS:
'Artigos 12 e 13 contêm disposições relativas às ações criminais e violações relacionadas aos direitos autorais dos programas de computador; artigo 14(1) e (5) contém disposições relativas às ações civis relacionadas à violação de direitos autorais dos programas de computador, e artigos 14(2),(3) e (4) contém disposições relativas a 'segredo de justiça' e medidas cautelares relacionadas a direitos autorais dos programas de computador.'
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English

Law No. 9.609 of February 19, 1998 on the Protection of Intellectual Property of Software, its Commercialization in the Country, and Other Provisions Law No. 9.609 of February 19, 1998 on the Protection of Intellectual Property of Software, its Commercialization in the Country, and Other Provisions, Complete document (pdf) [22 KB]

Portuguese

Lei n.° 9.609 de 19 de Fevereiro de 1998 (Lei do Software) Lei n.° 9.609 de 19 de Fevereiro de 1998 (Lei do Software), Complete document (pdf) [43 KB] Lei n.° 9.609 de 19 de Fevereiro de 1998 (Lei do Software), Complete document (htm) [33 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:BR001

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