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Law Dealing with Copyright and Related Rights (as amended June 23, 1995)

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Date of Text (Enacted):September 9, 1965
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
The notification by Germany to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Law contains provisions concerning the various protected works and the author, the contents of copyright, the limitations on copyright and duration, as well as provisions concerning protection of related rights and special provisions relating to cinematography. A further part deals with the infringement of rights and judicial execution.'

Date of entry into force of basic text: See Section 143 for further detail.

Die Bekanntmachung der WTO führt aus:
'Das Gesetz enthält Bestimmungen bezüglich der unterschiedlichen geschützten Werke, des Inhalts der Urheberrechts, der Grenzen des Urheberrechts und seine Dauer sowie Bestimmungen hinsichtlich des Schutzes verwandter Schutzrechte und Sondervorschriften zur Kinematographie. Ein weiterer Teil befasst sich mit Rechtsverletzung sowie deren gerichtlicher Durchsetzung.'

Inkrafttreten der Originalfassung: Siehe Art. 143.
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WIPO Lex No.:DE007

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