Political Constitution of the Republic of Paraguay

Year of Version:1992
Date of Entry into Force:June 20, 1992
Date of Text (Adopted):June 20, 1992
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
The Constitution of Paraguay contains provisions relating to traditional knowledge. Articles 63, 65 and 66 recognizes the right of Indian peoples to participate in the cultural life, their customary practices and cultural heritage. Article 81 provides measures to protect Paraguay’s cultural heritage.
Furthermore, the Constitution guarantees protection to copyright and industrial property rights in Article 110, which stipulates that “Every author, inventor, producer, or businessman will be entitled to the exclusive ownership of his work, invention, brand, or commercial name, in accordance with the law.'
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Constitución Política de la República de Paraguay Constitución Política de la República de Paraguay, Complete document (pdf) [657 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:PY013