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Decree on Amendments to Article 231, Subparagraph III of the Federal Law on Copyright (published in the Official Journal of the Federation on January 13, 2016), Mexico

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Year of Version 2016 Dates Entry into force: January 14, 2016 Published: January 13, 2016 Issued: January 11, 2016 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights) Notes The notification by Mexico to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Decree provides for amendments relating to trade-related infringements to include the following acts, where performed for the purpose of direct or indirect financial gain: the fixation, production, reproduction, storage, distribution, transport or marketing of copies of works, cinematographic and other audiovisual works, phonograms, videograms or books protected by copyright or related rights without the authorization of the respective owners, within the meaning of the Law.'

The Single Transitional Provision of the Decree states that the Decree comes into force on the day following its publication in the Official Gazette.
The Decree was published in the Official Gazette on January 13, 2016, and came into force on January 14, 2016.


Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Spanish Decreto por el que se reforma la fracción III del artículo 231 de la Ley Federal del Derecho de Autor (publicado en el Diario Oficial de la Federación el 13 de enero de 2016) PDF HTML
Related Legislation Amends (1 text(s)) Amends (1 text(s))
Federal Law on Copyright (Amended up to July 1, 2020) (MX253)

WTO Document Reference
IP/N/1/MEX/10
IP/N/1/MEX/C/7

WIPO Lex No. MX153