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Law on Appellations of Origin of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (approved by Decree No. 3964 of August 27, 2003, of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly)

Year of current version:2003
Date of entry into force of original text:August 27, 2003
Date of Text (Enacted):August 27, 2003
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
The Law on Appellations of Origin of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is divided into 5 chapters: Chapter 1 on Fundamental Principles, Chapter 2 on Registration Request of Appellation of Origin, Chapter 3 on Examination for Registration of Appellations of Origin, Chapter 4 on Protection of Right of Appellations of Origin, and Chapter 5 on Guidance and Control on Matters of Appellations of Origin.

Article 7 states that the State promotes exchange and cooperation with foreign governments and international organizations in the area of appellations of origin.
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French

Loi sur les appellations d’origine de la République populaire démocratique de Corée (approuvée par le décret n° 3964 du 27 août 2003 du Présidium de l’Assemblée populaire suprême) Loi sur les appellations d’origine de la République populaire démocratique de Corée (approuvée par le décret n° 3964 du 27 août 2003 du Présidium de l’Assemblée populaire suprême), Complete document (pdf) [41 KB] Loi sur les appellations d’origine de la République populaire démocratique de Corée (approuvée par le décret n° 3964 du 27 août 2003 du Présidium de l’Assemblée populaire suprême), Complete document (htm) [55 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Korean

조선민주주의인민공화국 원산지명법 (2003년 8월 27일 최고인민회의 상임위원회 정령 제3964호로 채택) 조선민주주의인민공화국 원산지명법 (2003년 8월 27일 최고인민회의 상임위원회 정령 제3964호로 채택), Complete document (pdf) [144 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:KP004

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