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Mexico: The Federal Law on Copyright (as consolidated up to July 14, 2014) was first published in the Official Journal of the Federation (DOF) on December 24, 1996. It was last amended and published in the DOF on July 14, 2014. The Law aims to safeguard and promote the cultural heritage of the nation, to protect the rights of authors, performers, publishers, producers and broadcasters, relating to their literary or artistic creations in all its manifestations, performances, publications, phonograms, broadcast, as well as other intellectual property rights.

China: The Measures of June 30, 2014, on the Administration of Information Collected by Press Workers in the Course of Duty were issued on June 30, 2014, by the State Administration for the Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People's Republic of China. The measures stipulate that press workers should sign the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) on the information collected in the course of duty, especially when concerning national secret, trade secret and undisclosed information related to intellectual property. These measures are intended to establish the unified administration system on such information.

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