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Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as last amended by Act No. 65 of December 3, 2010)

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Year of current version:2010
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1971
Date of Text (Enacted):May 6, 1970
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:This consolidated version of the Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970) incorporates all amendments made in the Act since its adoption up to December 3, 2010 (Act No. 65 of December 3, 2010).
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著作権法(昭和45年5月6日法律第48号。最終改正平成22年12月3日法律第65号) 著作権法(昭和45年5月6日法律第48号。最終改正平成22年12月3日法律第65号), Complete document (pdf) [392 KB] 著作権法(昭和45年5月6日法律第48号。最終改正平成22年12月3日法律第65号), Complete document (htm) [730 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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WIPO Lex No.:JP161

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