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Law of the People’s Republic of China Against Unfair Competition (promulgated by Order No. 10 of the President of the People's Republic China on September 2, 1993), China


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Year of Version 1993 Dates Entry into force: December 1, 1993 Adopted: September 2, 1993 Type of Text IP-related Laws Subject Matter Trademarks, Competition, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other Notes The Law of the People’s Republic of China Against Unfair Competition provides for the acts of passing off of registered trademarks (Article 5), the obligation of not infringing business secrets of others (Article 10), and the penalties for trade secrets infringment (Article 25).

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Chinese 中华人民共和国反不正当竞争法(1993年9月2日中华人民共和国总统令第10号公布) PDF HTML French Loi de la République populaire de Chine contre la concurrence déloyale (promulguée par l'ordonnance présidentielle n° 10 de la République populaire de Chine le 2 septembre 1993) PDF HTML English Law of the People’s Republic of China Against Unfair Competition (promulgated by Order No. 10 of the President of the People's Republic China on September 2, 1993) PDF HTML
Legislation Is superseded by (2 text(s)) Is superseded by (2 text(s))
Law of the People's Republic of China Against Unfair Competition (as amended up to the Decision on Revising the Construction Law of the People's Republic of China and Other Seven Laws at the 10th Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Thirteenth National People's Congress on April 23, 2019)  (CN409)
Law of the People's Republic of China Against Unfair Competition (as revised at the 30th Meeting of the Standing Committee of the 12th National People's Congress on November 4, 2017) (CN407)

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