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Criminal Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan (amended version 2010)

Year of Version:2010
Date of Entry into Force:January 1, 2000
Date of Text (Enacted):December 30, 1999
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Traditional Cultural Expressions
Notes:Article 165 defines penalty for the infringement of author's and related rights, while Article 165.2 defines penalty for the infringement of the use of expressions of folklore and Article 165.3 defines penalty for the illegal use of information databases. Article 166 defines penalty for the violation of invention and patent rights. Article 197 defines the amount of the fine imposed in cases of illegal use of trademarks.
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Azərbaycan Respublikasının Cinayət Məcəlləsi Azərbaycan Respublikasının Cinayət Məcəlləsi, Complete document (pdf) [1842 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:AZ016

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