Russian Federation

Criminal Code of the Russian Federation No. 63-FZ of June 13, 1996 (as amended up to Federal Law No. 141 of June 29, 2009)

Year of Version:2009
Date of Entry into Force:January 1, 1997
Date of Text (Enacted):June 13, 1996
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Criminal Code incorporates all the amendments up to 'Federal Law No. 141-FZ of June 29, 2009, on Amendments to the Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure Code of the Russian Federation', which entered into force on July 14, 2009, 10 days after its official publication in the Russian Gazette.
For the provisions amended by the said Federal Law No. 141-FZ, see the following provisions of the General Part of this consolidated version:
- Section III, Chapter 10, Article 61, paragraph 1, i) (amended), Article 62 (amended); and Article 63.1 (added);
- Section IV, Chapter 11, Article 75, paragraph 1 where after the words ‘assisted in the exposure’, the words 'and investigation' are added.

The consolidated Criminal Code provides for criminal sanctions for infringement of copyrights, patents and trademarks, and infringement of commercial secrets (see Special Part, Section VII, Chapter 19, Articles 146 & 147; and Section VIII, Chapter 22, Articles 180 & 183).
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