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Andean Community


Decision No. 344 Establishing the Common Industrial Property Regime

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Year of Version 1993 Dates Adopted: October 21, 1993 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Patents (Inventions), Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Geographical Indications, Trade Names, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Property Notes Decision No. 344 was issued in Bogota, Colombia by the Commission of the Andean Community (also called ‘Commission of Cartagena’) on October 21, 1993, and published in the Official Gazette of the Cartagena Agreement No.142 of October 29, 1993, in Lima, Peru.

The Decision is divided into 8 chapters: Chapter I (Articles 1-53) on Patents, Chapter II (Articles 54-57) on Utility Models, Chapter III (Articles 58-71) on Industrial Designs, Chapter IV (Articles 72-80) on Industrial Secrets, Chapter V (Articles 81-127) on Marks, Chapter VI (Article 128) on Trade Names, Chapter VII (Article 129-142) on Appellations of Origin and, Chapter VIII (Articles 143-147) on Complementary Provisions.

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) French Décision n° 344 portant le régime commun sur la propriété industrielle PDF HTML Spanish Decisión N° 344 que establece el Régimen Común sobre Propiedad Industrial PDF HTML English Decision No. 344 Establishing the Common Industrial Property Regime PDF HTML
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