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Copyright Act (Act No. 432 of January 28, 1957, as amended up to Act No. 12137 of December 30, 2013), Republic of Korea

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Year of Version 2014 Dates Adopted: January 28, 1957 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), IP Regulatory Body Notes This consolidated version of the Copyright Act incorporates all the amendments up to Act No. 12137 of December 30, 2013, which came into force on July 1, 2014 (see 'Addenda (Annex)' on pages 35 to 41 for the amendments).

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Korean 저작권법 (1957년1월28일에 개정된 법률 제432호는 2013년12월30일의 법률 제12137호 개정에 이르기까지 수차례 개정이 이루어짐) PDF HTML English Copyright Act (Act No. 432 of January 28, 1957, as amended up to Act No. 12137 of December 30, 2013) PDF HTML
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