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Law on Copyright and Related Rights

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Cambodia

Year of current version:2003
Date of entry into force of original text:May 3, 2003
Date of Text (Enacted):January 21, 2003
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
Notes:
The Law on Copyright (8 chapters & 69 articles) ensures Intellectual Property Right Enforcement mechanism which follows the principles of TRIPS.

The Civil IP Rights Enforcement and Criminal IP Rights Enforcement can be conducted based on the provisions of Copyright Law, one of three principal IP Laws- Trademark law, Patent law and Copyright law.

For provisions on the protection of intellectual property rights, see:
-Article 59 (Civil Enforcement of IP Rights, Injunction- Preliminary and Final)
-Articles 64, 65, 66 (Penal Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights, Penalties-Imprisonment and Fine).
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WIPO Lex No.:KH003

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