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Year of current version:2010
Date of entry into force of original text:October 1, 1932
Date of Text (Enacted):August 30, 1928
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:New Code published in the Official Journal of the Federation in four parts, on May 26, July 14, August 3 and August 31 of 1928 - Last reform published DOF 01/28/2010

The Civil Code regulates all civil actions deriving from IP related laws. In the same manner, the Civil Code regulates kinship and descent for all IP related matters (ie. economic rights under Copyright).
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Spanish

Código Civil Federal Código Civil Federal, Complete document (pdf) [1232 KB] Código Civil Federal, Complete document (htm) [689 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:MX038

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