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Law on the Use and Protection of Name and Emblem of the Red Cross

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Year of current version:2007
Date of entry into force of original text:March 24, 2007
Date of Text (Issued):March 23, 2007
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Trade Names, Trademarks
Notes:New Law published in the Official Journal of the Federation on March 23, 2007

The purpose of this Law is to regulate the use and protection of the red cross emblem and the name "Red Cross" and other distinctive signs provided for identification purposes, in accordance with the provisions of the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and, where applicable, their Additional Protocols, as well as other legislation in force in the country.
Available Texts: 
Spanish

Ley para el Uso y Protección de la Denominación y del Emblema de la Cruz Roja Ley para el Uso y Protección de la Denominación y del Emblema de la Cruz Roja, Complete document (pdf) [61 KB] Ley para el Uso y Protección de la Denominación y del Emblema de la Cruz Roja, Complete document (htm) [51 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:MX070

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