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Trademark Act (Act No. 127 of April 13, 1959, as amended up to Act No. 116 of 1994), Japan

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Year of Version 1994 Dates Promulgated: April 13, 1959 Type of Text Main IP Laws   Subject Matter Trademarks, Geographical Indications, Trade Names Subject Matter (secondary) Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Competition Notes This consolidated version of the Trademark Act (Act No. 127 of April 13, 1959 ) incorporates all amendments made in the Act since its adoption up to 1994 (Act No. 116 of 1994).

-Date of entry into force July 1, 1995, or January 1, 1996; see 'Supplementary Provisions' for further details.


Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Japanese 商標法(昭和34年4月13日法律第127号。最終改正平成6年法律第116号) HTML English Trademark Act (Act No. 127 of April 13, 1959, as amended up to Act No. 116 of 1994) PDF HTML French Loi sur les marques (loi n° 127 du 13 avril 1959, telle que modifiée jusqu'à la loi n° 116 de 1994) PDF HTML
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