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Andean Community

Decision No. 486 Establishing the Common Industrial Property Regime

Year of current version:2000
Date of entry into force of original text:September 19, 2000
Date of Text (Enacted):September 14, 2000
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models
Notes:
The Decision No. 486 was issued by the Commission of the Andean Community (also called the ‘Commission of Cartagena’) on September 14, 2000, and published in the Official Gazette of the Cartagena Agreement No. 600 of September 19, 2000 in Lima, Peru .

The Decision is divided into 16 titles: Title I (Articles 1 – 13) on General Provisions, Title II (Articles 14 – 21) on Patents, Title III (Articles 81 - 85) on Utility Models, Title IV (Articles 86 - 112) on Layout-Designs of Integrated Circuits, Title V (Articles 113 - 133) on Industrial Designs, Title VI (Articles 134 - 174) on Marks, Title VII (Articles 175 - 179) on Advertising Slogans, Title VIII (Articles 180 - 184) on Collective Marks, Title IX (Articles 185 - 189) on Certification Marks, Title X (Articles 190 - 199) on Trade Names, Title XI (Article 200) on Labels or Business Signs, Title XII (Articles 201 - 223) on Geographical Indications, Title XIII (Articles 224 – 236) on Well-Known Distinctive Signs, Title XIV (Article 237) on Action Claiming Ownership, Title XV (Articles 238 - 257) on Actions for Infringement of Rights, and Title XVI (Articles 258 - 269) on Unfair Competition in Connection with Industrial Property and Final, Complementary and Transitional Provisions (Articles 270 – 280).
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English

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French

Décision n° 486 du 14 septembre 2000 - Régime commun concernant la propriété industrielle Décision n° 486 du 14 septembre 2000 - Régime commun concernant la propriété industrielle, Complete document (pdf) [789 KB]

Spanish

Decisión N° 486 del 14 de septiembre de 2000 - Régimen Común sobre Propiedad Industrial Decisión N° 486 del 14 de septiembre de 2000 - Régimen Común sobre Propiedad Industrial, Complete document (pdf) [249 KB]

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