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Law No. 8.884 of June 11, 1994 (Antitrust Law)

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Year of current version:2007
Date of entry into force of original text:June 13, 1994
Date of Text (Enacted):June 11, 1994
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Property, Other, Patents (Inventions), Transfer of Technology
Notes:
This Law "transforms the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) in Autarchy, provides for the prevention and repression of violations against the economic order and other measures".
Article 21, XVI is related to Intellectual Property.

Esta Lei "transforma o Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica (CADE) em Autarquia, dispõe sobre a prevenção e a repressão às infrações contra a ordem econômica e dá outras providências".
Artigo 21, parágrafo XVI refere-se à propriedade intelectual.
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WIPO Lex No.:BR135

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