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Penal Code: Chapter 49 - Violation of Certain Intellectual Property Rights

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Finland

Year of current version:2009
Date of entry into force of original text:September 1995
Date of Text (Enacted):April 21, 1995
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Property, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Trademarks, Utility Models
Notes:This is the consolidation of Chapter 49 of the Penal Code of Finland (No. 39 of 1889) regarding the violations of intellectual property rights, which incorporates the amendments to the present Chapter 49 up to Act No. 1281 of December 22, 2009.

For further details on the date of the entry into force of the amendments to Chapter 49, see page 3.
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English

Penal Code: Chapter 49 - Violation of Certain Intellectual Property Rights Penal Code: Chapter 49 - Violation of Certain Intellectual Property Rights, Complete document (pdf) [29 KB] Penal Code: Chapter 49 - Violation of Certain Intellectual Property Rights, Complete document (htm) [15 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Finnish

Rikoslain: Luku 49 - Loukkaaminen tiettyjä teollis-ja tekijänoikeuksien Rikoslain: Luku 49 - Loukkaaminen tiettyjä teollis-ja tekijänoikeuksien, Complete document (pdf) [26 KB]

Swedish

Strafflagen: Kapitel 49 - Kränkning av vissa immateriella rättigheter Strafflagen: Kapitel 49 - Kränkning av vissa immateriella rättigheter, Complete document (pdf) [26 KB]

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