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Decree No. 165/1994 of February 3, 1994, setting out the Legal Framework of Protection for the Different Expressions of Works of Software and Databases, and their Various Means of Reproduction

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Year of current version:1994
Date of entry into force of original text:February 16, 1994
Date of Text (Issued):February 3, 1994
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
This Decree defines the works of software as referred in Article 1 of Law No. 11.723 (Copyright Law), and especially includes provisions on the database works.
It sets out basis rules on the copyright protection of software and databases, which have not been defined and foreseen in the Law No. 11.723.

Article 2 of the Civil Code stipulates: “Laws shall not be binding until after their publication, and as of the stated day. If no day is stated, they shall be binding eight days following their official publication.”
This Decree was published in the Official Gazette on February 8, 1994 (B.O. 08/02/94), with no specific date of entry into force; based on Article 2 of the Civil Code it entered into force eight days after its publication.
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Decree No. 165/1994 of February 3, 1994, setting out the Legal Framework of Protection for the Different Expressions of Works of Software and Databases, and their Various Means of Reproduction Decree No. 165/1994 of February 3, 1994, setting out the Legal Framework of Protection for the Different Expressions of Works of Software and Databases, and their Various Means of Reproduction, Complete document (pdf) [15 KB]

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Decreto N° 165/1994 de 3 de febrero de 1994 que precisa un marco legal de protección para las diferentes expresiones de las obras de software y base de datos, así como sus diversos medios de reproducción Decreto N° 165/1994 de 3 de febrero de 1994 que precisa un marco legal de protección para las diferentes expresiones de las obras de software y base de datos, así como sus diversos medios de reproducción, Complete document (pdf) [7 KB] Decreto N° 165/1994 de 3 de febrero de 1994 que precisa un marco legal de protección para las diferentes expresiones de las obras de software y base de datos, así como sus diversos medios de reproducción, Complete document (htm) [13 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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