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Unfair Competition Prevention Act (Act No. 47 of May 19, 1993, as last amended by Act No. 30 of April 30, 2009)

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Year of current version:2009
Date of Text (Enacted):May 19, 1993
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Property, Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
The Unfair Competition Prevention Act takes into account admendments up to Act No. 30 of April 30, 2009.
The amendments were following:
- Act No. 116 of December 14, 1994
- Act No. 68 of June 12, 1996
- Act No. 111 of September 28, 1998
- Act No. 33 of April 23, 1999
- Act No. 51 of May 26, 2004
- Act No. 120 of June 18, 2004
- Act No. 75 of June 29, 2005
- Act No. 30 of April 30, 2009
For further details, please refer to 'Supplementary Provisions' (pp. 20-22)

For provisions concerning the domain names, see Article 2(1)(xii) (p. 3); Article 2(9) (p. 4); Article 5(3)(iv) (p. 6)
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Unfair Competition Prevention Act (Act No. 47 of May 19, 1993, as last amended by Act No. 30 of April 30, 2009) Unfair Competition Prevention Act (Act No. 47 of May 19, 1993, as last amended by Act No. 30 of April 30, 2009), Complete document (pdf) [102 KB] Unfair Competition Prevention Act (Act No. 47 of May 19, 1993, as last amended by Act No. 30 of April 30, 2009), Complete document (htm) [98 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Japanese

不正競争防止法(平成5年5月19日法律第47号。最終改正平成21年4月30日法律第30号) 不正競争防止法(平成5年5月19日法律第47号。最終改正平成21年4月30日法律第30号), Complete document (pdf) [165 KB] 不正競争防止法(平成5年5月19日法律第47号。最終改正平成21年4月30日法律第30号), Complete document (htm) [90 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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