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Special Law on Counterfeit Drugs (Republic Act No. 8203)

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Year of Version 1996 Dates Adopted: September 4, 1996 Type of Text IP-related Laws Subject Matter Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Trade Names, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws Notes For provisions concerning the protection of intellectual property rights, see:
-Section 3(a), (5)(b)(1) on counterfeit drugs;
-Section 4(a), (c) & (e) on the prohibition of the sale of counterfeit drugs.

Section 14 of this Act states that it shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in at least two (2) national newspapers of general circulation.

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Amendments to the Rules and Regulations Implementing Republic Act No. 8203 otherwise Known as the 'Special Law on Counterfeit Drugs' (PH168)
Rules and Regulations Implementing Republic Act No. 8203, otherwise known as the Special Law on Counterfeit Drugs (IRR of R.A. 8203) (PH090)

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