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Federal Law on Copyright (Amended up to July 1, 2020), Mexico

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Year of Version 2020 Dates Amended up to: July 1, 2020 Published: December 24, 1996 Promulgated: December 18, 1996 Type of Text Main IP Laws   Subject Matter Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights) Subject Matter (secondary) Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Traditional Cultural Expressions Notes The Federal Law on Copyright was published in the Official Journal of the Federation (DOF) on December 24, 1996, and entered into force on March 24, 1997, 90 days after its publication. This consolidated text of the Federal Law on Copyright, which was republished in the Official Journal of the Federation on July 1, 2020 takes into account amendments up to 'Decree Amending and Supplementing Various Provisions of the Federal Law on Copyright', which was published in the Official Journal of the Federation on July 1, 2020, and entered into force on July 2, 2020. The Single Article of the said amending Decree amends and adds a number of provisions to this consolidated Federal Law on Copyright.

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Federal Law on Copyright (consolidated text published in the Official Journal of the Federation on January 24, 2020)(MX235)
Federal Law on Copyright (consolidated text published in the Official Journal of the Federation on June 15, 2018)(MX211)
Federal Law on Copyright (consolidated text published in the Official Journal of the Federation on January 13, 2016)(MX160)
Federal Law on Copyright (consolidated text published in the Official Journal of the Federation on July 14, 2014)(MX140)
Federal Law on Copyright (consolidated text published in the Official Journal of the Federation on June 10, 2013)(MX126)
Federal Law on Copyright (consolidated text published in the Official Journal of the Federation on January 27, 2012)(MX097)
Federal Law on Copyright (consolidated text published in the Official Journal of the Federation on July 23, 2003)(MX031)
Federal Law on Copyright (consolidated text published in the Official Journal of the Federation on May 19, 1997)(MX025)
Federal Law on Copyright (published in the Official Journal of the Federation on December 24, 1996)(MX003)
Is amended by (13 text(s)) Is amended by (13 text(s))
Decree Amending and Supplementing Various Provisions of the Federal Law on Copyright (published in the Official Journal of the Federation on July 1, 2020) (MX252)
Decree on Amendments to Various Provisions of the Federal Copyright Law (published in the Official Gazette of the Federation on January 24, 2020) (MX234)
Decree on Adding the Third Paragraph to the Seventh Transitory Article of the 'Decree Amending, Supplementing and Repealing Federal Law of Telecommunications and Broadcasting, and the Law of the Public Broadcasting System of the Mexican State and a Number Provisions on Telecommunications and Broadcasting, published in the Official Journal of the Federation on July 14, 2014' (published in the Official Journal of the Federation on June 15, 2018) (MX227)
Decree on the Addition of Article 213Bis and Second Paragraph to Article 215 of the Federal Law on Copyright (published in the Official Journal of the Federation on June 1, 2018) (MX226)
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) (MX153)
Decree Amending, Supplementing and Repealing Various Provisions of the Federal Public Administration Law and of Other Laws on the Creation of the Ministry of Culture (consolidated text published in the Official Journal of the Federation on December 17, 2015) (MX151)
Decree on Additions of Subparagraph VIII to Article 148 of the Federal Law on Copyright (published in the Official Journal of the Federation on March 17, 2015) (MX154)
Decree on Amendments to the Nineteenth Transitory Article of the Decree Promulgating the Federal Law on Telecommunications and Broadcasting, the Law on the Public Broadcasting System of the Mexican State, and Amending, Adding and Repealing Various Provisions on Telecommunications and Broadcasting published on July 14, 2014 (published in the Federal Official Gazette on December 18, 2015) (MX260)
Decree Amending, Supplementing and Repealing Federal Law of Telecommunications and Broadcasting, and the Law of the Public Broadcasting System of the Mexican State (published in the Official Journal of the Federation on July 14, 2014) (MX158)
Decree on Amendments to Article 210, Subparagraph I, Article 218, Subparagraph III, and Article 235 of the Federal Law on Copyright and Additions of a Final Paragraph to Article 213 Thereof (published in the Official Journal of the Federation on June 10, 2013) (MX155)
Decree on Amendments to a Number of Provisions of the Law on Industrial Property and Article 232 of the Federal Law on Copyright (published in the Official Journal of the Federation on January 27, 2012) (MX117)
Decree on Amendments to the Federal Law on Copyright (published in the Official Journal of the Federation on July 23, 2013) (MX018)
Decree on Amendments to Article 231, Subparagraph III of the Federal Law on Copyright (published in the Official Journal of the Federation on May 19, 1997) (MX257)
Is implemented by (6 text(s)) Is implemented by (6 text(s))
Agreement on the Schedule of Fees for the Services provided by the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (consolidated text published in the Official Journal of the Federation on November 20, 2018)  (MX241)
Agreement on the Announcement of the Opening Hours of the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (published in the Official Journal of the Federation on May 8, 2014) (MX185)
Regulation on the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (consolidated text published in the Official Journal of the Federation on September 7, 2007) (MX041)
Regulations of the Federal Law on Copyright (consolidated text published in the Official Journal of the Federation on September 14, 2005) (MX098)
Organic Statute of the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (published in the Official Journal of the Federation on December 27, 1999) (MX042)
Rules of the National Institute of Copyright (MX045)

Historical Versions Repeals (1 text(s)) Repeals (1 text(s))
Federal Law on Copyright (published in the Official Journal of the Federation on December 31, 1956) (MX255)


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