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Andean Community

Decision No. 344 Establishing the Common Regime on Industrial Property

Year of current version:1993
Date of entry into force of original text:October 29, 1993
Date of Text (Enacted):October 21, 1993
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models
Notes:
The Decision No. 344 was issued in Bogota, Colombia by the Commission of the Andean Community (also called ‘Commission of Cartagena’) on October 21, 1993, and published in the Official Gazette of the Cartagena Agreement No.142 of October 29, 1993 in Lima, Peru.

The Decision is divided into 8 chapters: Chapter I (Articles 1-53) on Patents, Chapter II (Articles 54-57) on Utility Models, Chapter III (Articles 58-71) on Industrial Designs, Chapter IV (Articles 72-80) on Industrial Secrets, Chapter V (Articles 81-127) on Marks, Chapter VI (Article 128) on Trade Names, Chapter VII (Article 129-142) on Appellations of Origin and, Chapter VIII (Articles 143-147) on Complementary Provisions.
Available Texts: 
English

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French

Décision n° 344 du 21 octobre 1993 - Régime commun concernant la propriété industrielle Décision n° 344 du 21 octobre 1993 - Régime commun concernant la propriété industrielle, Complete document (pdf) [601 KB]

Spanish

Decisión N° 344 del 21 de octubre de 1993 - Régimen Común sobre Propiedad Industrial Decisión N° 344 del 21 de octubre de 1993 - Régimen Común sobre Propiedad Industrial, Complete document (pdf) [369 KB]

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