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Criminal Code of Mongolia

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Year of current version:2002
Date of entry into force of original text:September 1, 2002
Date of Text (Enacted):January 10, 2002
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, Other, Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
The notification by Mongolia to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Law defines the criminal proceedings and penalties for copyright infringement.'

Chapter 18 'Crimes Against The Citizens' Political and Other Rights and Freedom'
Article 140 (Infringement upon Copyright); Article 141 (Infringement upon the inventor, industrial design, rationalization proposal or patent holder's rights

Chapter 20 'Economic Crimes'
Article 164 (illegal obtention and disclosure of financial and business secrets); Article 168 (illegal use of trademarks and names of business entities)

Chapter 25 'Crimes against the security of computer data'
Articles 227, 228, 229 (illegal copying and dissemination of information in computer databases).
Notify that no specific law exists in Mongolia protecting databases.

Chapter 26 'Crimes Against Administrative Order'
Article 241 ( illegal use of the name and sign of Red Cross)

Chapter 29 'Crimes Against The Rules of The Execution of Military Service'
Article 296 (illegal wear and abuse of the sign of the Red Cross)
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