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Intellectual Property Code (consolidated as of October 1, 2010)

Date of entry into force of original text:July 3, 1992
Date of Text (Enacted):July 1, 1992
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Plant Variety Protection, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:This Code was created by Act No. 92-597 of July 1, 1992 on the Code of Intellectual Property, as published in the Official Journal of July 3, 1992. The Code, which contains both legislative and regulatory parts, consolidates most of the existing laws governing the two main branches of intellectual property: (1)industrial property, and (2)literary and artistic property.
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Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle (version consolidée au 1 octobre 2010) Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle (version consolidée au 1 octobre 2010), Complete document (pdf) [753 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:FR077

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