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Intellectual Property Code (consolidated version as of January 1, 2021), France

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Year of Version 2021 Dates Amended up to: January 1, 2021 Adopted: July 1, 1992 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Patents (Inventions), Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Geographical Indications, Trade Names, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Competition, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Plant Variety Protection, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Genetic Resources, Transfer of Technology, IP Regulatory Body, Industrial Property Notes This consolidated version of the Intellectual Property Code takes into account amendments up to Law No. 2020-1721 of December 29, 2020, on Finances for 2021, which entered into force on January 1, 2021. Article 82 of the said amending Law introduced amendments to Article L411-2 of Chapter I (The National Institute of Industrial Property) under Title I, Book IV, the Second Part, Legislative Part of this consolidated version.

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