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

Year of Version:2010
Date of Entry into Force: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 to 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) [395 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) [609 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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