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Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Secret Protection Act (Act No. 911 of December 30, 1961 as last amended by Act No. 9895 of December 30, 2009)

Year of current version:2009
Date of last amendment:December 30, 2009
Date of Text (Enacted):December 30, 1961
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Domain Names, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body, Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:This consolidated version of the Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Protection Act incorporates all amendments from 1986 up to 2009 (see Articles 18 and 20 for the latest amendments made by Act No. 9895 of December 30, 2009).
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Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Secret Protection Act (Act No. 911 of December 30, 1961 as last amended by Act No. 9895 of December 30, 2009) Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Secret Protection Act (Act No. 911 of December 30, 1961 as last amended by Act No. 9895 of December 30, 2009), Complete document (pdf) [50 KB]

Korean

부정경쟁방지 및 씁업비묀보호에 관한 법률 부정경쟁방지 및 씁업비묀보호에 관한 법률, Complete document (pdf) [134 KB] 부정경쟁방지 및 씁업비묀보호에 관한 법률, Complete document (htm) [56 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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