Republic of Moldova: Law No. 230 of September 23, 2016, on Amendments and Additions to Certain Legislative Acts
Belgium: Act of June 27, 2016, amending the Code of Economic Law for the Introduction of Freedom of Panorama
Zambia: Protection of Traditional Knowledge, Genetic Resources and Expressions of Folklore Act, 2016 (Act No. 16 of 2016)
Brazil: Law No. 13.123 of May 20, 2015 (Access and Benefits Sharing of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge)
Australia: Intellectual Property Legislation Amendment (TRIPS Protocol and Other Measures) Regulation 2015
Tunisia: Decree No. 2015-303 of June 1, 2015, establishing the Procedures for the Registration of and Opposition to the Registration of Trademarks and Service Marks, as well as the Procedures concerning Recording in the National Register of Marks
Russian Federation: Federal Law of November 24, 2014, No. 364-FZ, amending the Federal Law on Information, Information Technology and Information Protection and the Civil Procedure Code
Morocco: Law No. 23-13 amending and supplementing Law No. 17-97 on the Protection of Industrial Property (promulgated by Dahir No. 1.14.188 of 27 muharram 1436 (November 21, 2014))
Peru: Law No. 30276 of November 13, 2014, amending the Copyright Law (Legislative Decree No. 822 of April 23, 1996)
Croatia: Copyright and Related Rights Act and Acts on Amendments to the Copyright and Related Rights Act
China: Measures of June 30, 2014, on the Administration of Information Collected by Press Workers in the Course of Duty
Philippines: Office Order No. 14-068, Series of 2014, of May 27, 2014, on the Amendments to the Rules and Regulations on Inter Partes Proceedings
Philippines: BOP Memorandum-Circular No. 14-004, Series 2014, on the Deferred Publication of Industrial Design Application
China: Regulations on the Implementation of Administrative Punishments for Cases of Imported and Exported Goods Infringing Intellectual Property Rights under the Customs Law
France: Decree No. 2013-1141 of December 10, 2013, regarding the Information for Purchasers of Recording Devices subject to Private Copying Remuneration
China: Decision of the State Intellectual Property Office Amending the Guidelines for Patent Examination
European Union: Regulation (EU) No. 608/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 concerning Customs Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights and Repealing Council Regulation (EC) No. 1383/2003
Côte d'Ivoire: Law No. 2013-865 of December 23, 2013, on combatting Counterfeiting and Piracy, and the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in Export and Import Operations and Commercialization of Goods and Services
Philippines: BOT Office Order No. 13-06, Series of 2013, on the Implementation Guidelines for Office Order No. 13-061, Series 2013, on Trademark Applications with Priority Right Claim
Philippines: Office Order No. 13-170, Series of 2013, Rules of Procedure on Intellectual Property (IPR) Enforcement
Philippines: Office Order No. 13-169, Series of 2013, Revised Rules and Regulations on Resolution of Public Performance Disputes
China: Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Amending the Trademark Law of the People's Republic of China
Russian Federation: Federal Law No. 187-FZ of July 2, 2013, on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation Concerning the Protection of Intellectual Rights in Information and Telecommunication Networks
France: Decree No. 2013-596 of July 8, 2013, removing the Complementary Penalty of Suspending Access to an On-Line Public Communication Service (...)
Turkmenistan: Law of Turkmenistan of June 22, 2013, on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Turkmenistan
Montenegro: Law No. 07-3/13-1/4 of May 28, 2013, on Amendments to the Law on Legal Protection of Industrial Designs (promulgated by Decree No. 01-1111/2 of June 4, 2013)
China: Decision of the Supreme People's Court on Amendments to the Interpretation of the Supreme People's Court on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law in the Trial of Patent Dispute Cases
Italy: Decree of December 19, 2012, of the President of the Council of Ministers on the Determination in the Interest of the Right Holders of the Minimum Requirements Necessary for a Rational and Orderly Development (...)
Philippines: Republic Act No. 10372, entitled 'An Act Amending Certain Provisions of Republic Act No. 8293, otherwise known as the "Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines", and for other purposes'
Italy: Law No. 9 of January 14, 2013, laying down Provisions for the Quality and the Transparency of the Supply Chain of Virgin Olive Oil
Mexico: Decree Promulgating the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
United States of America: "An Act to Correct and Improve Certain Provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act and Title 35, United States Code"
Ethiopia: Council of Ministers Regulation No. 273/2012 of December 24, 2012 on Trademark Registration and Protection
Ecuador: Resolution No. 11-029 P-IEPI granting Direct Application to the Andean Community Decision with regard to Requests for Extension to file Oppositions against the Application for Registration of Distinctive Signs
Paraguay: Decree No. 6.780/11 - By which Chapter IV "Of Compensatory Remuneration Rights" of Law No. 1.328/98 "Of Copyright and Neighboring Rights" is regulated
Latvia: Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 317 on the Rules of professional patent registry content, record-keeping procedures and patent attorney qualification exam procedures
Peru: Supreme Decree approving the Regulation for Protecting the Rights of Plant Breeders, Supreme Decree No. 035-2011-PCM
China: Decision of the State Council on Amending the Regulation on the Administration of Audio and Video Products
China: Decision of the State Council on Amending the Regulation on the Administration of Publications
Colombia: Law Nº 1437 of 2011 – By which the Administrative Procedure and Administrative Disputes Code is enacted
Montenegro: The 2011 Law on Legal Protection of Designs was enacted by the Montenegrin Parliament on December 22, 2010 and came into force on January 8, 2011. It repeals the Law on Legal Protection of Designs (2005). Under this new law, the industrial design registration procedure is simplified to achieve compliance with the relevant EU regulations.
China: The Provisional Measures on Application from Taiwan Applicants for Plant Variety Rights in the Mainland was adopted jointly by the Ministry of Agriculture and the State Forestry Administration on November 22, 2010 and entered into force on the same day. It provides the application procedures for Plant Variety Rights in Mainland China for applicants from Taiwan.
China: The Law of The People's Republic of China on the Laws Applicable to Foreign-related Civil Relations was adopted at the 17th meeting of the Standing Committee of the Eleventh National People’s Congress on October 28, 2010 and enters into force on April 1, 2011. It amends the General Principles of Civil Law, supplementing the provisions for the resolution of choice of law specifically in the area of intellectual property.
Zimbabwe: Statutory Instrument 152 of 2010 was issued by the President of Zimbabwe and published on September 10, 2010. It brought the Intellectual Property Tribunal Act [Chapter 26:08] into operation on that date.
Algeria: Law No.10-05 of 5 Ramadan 1431, corresponding to 15 August 2010, was promulgated by the President of the Republic of Algeria on August 15, 2010 and entered into force on August 18, 2010. It amends and supplements Ordinance No. 03-03 of 19 Jumada El Oula 1424, corresponding to 19 July 2003, on competition, modifying Articles 2, 4, 5, 24, 73.
Kenya: The new Constitution of Kenya was adopted on August 4, 2010 and entered into force on August 27, 2010. It replaces the first Constitution of Kenya, which was adopted in 1963. Article 11.2(c) of the new Constitution obliges the state to "promote the intellectual property rights of the people of Kenya".
Colombia: The Copyright Law No. 1403 of 2010 (or Law “Fanny Mikey”) was signed into law by the President of the Republic on July 19, 2010, and entered into force on the same day. It amends the Copyright Law No. 23 of 1982, and provides remuneration for public communication to artists and performers of audiovisual works and sound recordings.
Pakistan: The Customs Act, 1969, (IV of 1969) as amended up to June 30, 2010 is the latest consolidated version of the Pakistan Customs Act, 1969 and incorporates several changes of terminology.
China: The Decision of the State Council on Amending the Regulations on Customs Protection of Intellectual Property Rights was promulgated by the State Council on March 24, 2010 and entered into force on April 1, 2010. It amends the Regulations on Customs Protection of Intellectual Property Rights, 2003, revising the provisions concerning Intellectual Property infringement.
China: The Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on Amending the Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China, was adopted at the 13th Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Eleventh National People’s Congress on February 26, 2010 and entered into force on April 1, 2010. It amends the Copyright Law, 2001, supplementing provisions concerning public interest and copyright pledge.
Lithuania: The Law on Copyright and Related Rights No XI-656 was signed into law by the President of the Republic of Lithuania on January 19, 2010 and entered into force on February 2, 2010. It amended the Law on Copyright and Related Rights No VIII-1185 of May 18, 1999, modified Articles 17 and 71 and added Article 711 on Supervision of Activities of Associations of Collective Administration of Copyright and Related Rights.
China: The Decision of the State Council on Amending the Implementing Regulations of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China was promulgated by the State Council on January 9, 2010 and entered into force on February 1, 2010. It amends the Rules for the Implementation of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China, 2002, revising the provisions concerning patents and genetic resources.