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Code of Copyright and Related Rights (approved by Decree-Law No. 63/85 of March 14, 1985, and amended up to Decree-Law No. 9/2021 of January 29, 2021), Portugal


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Year of Version 2021 Dates Amended up to: July 28, 2021 Entry into force: September 17, 1985 Published: March 14, 1985 Promulgated: February 4, 1985 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, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Competition, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Notes This consolidated version of the Code of Copyright and Related Rights (approved by Decree-Law No. 63/85 of March 14, 1985) takes into account amendments up to "Decree-Law No. 9/2021 of January 29, 2021", which was published on January 29, 2021 and entered into force on July 28, 2021.

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Portuguese Código do Direito de Autor e dos Direitos Conexos (aprovado pelo Decreto-Lei n.º 63/85 de 14 de março de 1985, e alterado até ao Decreto-Lei n.º 9/2021 de 29 de janeiro de 2021) PDF
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Code of Copyright and Related Rights (as amended up to Law No. 16/2008 of April 1, 2008)(PT093)
Code of Copyright and Related Rights (approved by Decree-Law No. 63/85 of March 14, 1985, and amended up to Law No. 114/91 of September 3, 1991)(PT002)
Code of Copyright and Related Rights (as amended up to Law No. 45/85 of September 17, 1985)(PT012)
Is amended by (6 text(s)) Is amended by (6 text(s))
Decree-Law No. 100/2017 of August 23, 2017 (PT177)
Law No. 36/2017 of June 2, 2017 (PT178)
Law No. 16/2008 of April 1, 2008 (PT052)
Law No. 24/2006 of June 30, 2006 (PT056)
Law No. 50/2004 of August 24, 2004 (PT058)
Decree Law No. 334/97 of November 27, 1997 (PT023)

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Decree-Law No. 227/89 of July 8, 1989 (Phonograms) (PT008)
Decree Law No. 39/88 of February 6, 1988 (Rules of Videogram Classification) (PT007)

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