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Constitution/Basic Law (1 text)

Type of Text Title Version Dates Subject Matter
Constitution/Basic Law
2015
Amended up to :
December 18, 2015
Entry into force :
July 13, 1991
Promulgated :
July 13, 1991
Other

Laws/Regulations (36 texts)

Type of Text Title Version Dates Subject Matter
IP-related Laws
2023
Amended up to :
February 2, 2023
Entry into force :
March 1, 2008
Promulgated :
July 20, 2007
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2022
Amended up to :
July 1, 2022
Entry into force :
November 28, 1969
Promulgated :
November 28, 1969
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2022
Amended up to :
July 8, 2022
Entry into force :
May 1, 1968
Promulgated :
April 2, 1968
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2022
Amended up to :
August 5, 2022
Entry into force :
April 29, 2006
Promulgated :
October 28, 2005
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2022
Amended up to :
August 5, 2022
Promulgated :
August 7, 2007
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Main IP Laws
2022
Amended up to :
December 23, 2022
Entry into force :
June 1, 1993
Promulgated :
April 2, 1993
Patents (Inventions)
Utility Models
Main IP Laws
2022
Amended up to :
December 23, 2022
Entry into force :
January 5, 1997
Promulgated :
October 4, 1996
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2022
Entry into force :
June 3, 2022
Issued :
May 30, 2022
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2022
Amended up to :
July 8, 2022
Entry into force :
April 1, 1997
Issued :
March 25, 1997
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
2021
Amended up to :
February 19, 2021
Entry into force :
July 12, 2006
Promulgated :
April 11, 2006
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2021
Amended up to :
February 26, 2021
Entry into force :
December 2, 2008
Promulgated :
November 28, 2008
Competition
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Amended up to :
March 2, 2021
Entry into force :
December 30, 1999
Issued :
December 27, 1999
Industrial Property
IP-related Laws
2020
Amended up to :
February 14, 2020
Entry into force :
June 10, 2006
Adopted :
September 12, 2005
Trademarks
Trade Names
Competition
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Industrial Property
Main IP Laws
2020
Amended up to :
October 27, 2020
Entry into force :
December 15, 1999
Promulgated :
September 14, 1999
Industrial Designs
Main IP Laws
2020
Amended up to :
October 27, 2020
Entry into force :
December 15, 1999
Promulgated :
September 14, 1999
Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
Main IP Laws
2020
Amended :
October 27, 2020
Entry into force :
December 17, 2019
Promulgated :
December 13, 2019
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2020
Amended up to :
April 14, 2020
Entry into force :
December 30, 1999
Issued :
December 27, 1999
Patents (Inventions)
Utility Models
Trademarks
Industrial Designs
Geographical Indications
Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
Plant Variety Protection
Industrial Property
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
2019
Amended up to :
December 20, 2019
Promulgated :
July 20, 2007
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Main IP Laws
2019
Amended up to :
December 13, 2019
Entry into force :
August 1, 1993
Promulgated :
June 29, 1993
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2019
Entry into force :
November 5, 2019
Published :
November 5, 2019
Industrial Property
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2019
Amended up to :
November 5, 2019
Entry into force :
August 1, 2018
Issued :
July 24, 2018
Published :
July 24, 2018
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2018
Issued :
March 27, 2018
Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
2018
Amended up to :
January 1, 2019
Promulgated :
August 9, 2002
Adopted :
July 10, 2002
Genetic Resources
Other
Patents (Inventions)
IP-related Laws
2017
Amended up to :
August 1, 2017
Entry into force :
July 1, 1991
Adopted :
June 18, 1991
Promulgated :
June 18, 1991
Trade Names
Other
Trademarks
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Industrial Property
IP-related Laws
2015
Amended up to :
February 20, 2015
Entry into force :
October 14, 2005
Promulgated :
September 13, 2005
Adopted :
September 1, 2005
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Amended :
February 1, 2014
Published :
January 9, 2009
Issued :
December 20, 2008
Patents (Inventions)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Utility Models
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Adopted :
March 9, 2011
Entry into force :
January 1, 2011
Patents (Inventions)
Utility Models
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Entry into force :
February 5, 2000
Issued :
February 1, 2000
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Adopted :
February 1, 2000
Industrial Designs
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
April 1, 2008
Promulgated :
March 28, 2008
Adopted :
March 19, 2008
Patents (Inventions)
Utility Models
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Amended up to :
April 27, 2007
Entry into force :
December 30, 1999
Issued :
December 27, 1999
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Adopted :
February 19, 2007
Entry into force :
January 1, 2007
Patents (Inventions)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2006
Entry into force :
February 14, 2006
Issued :
January 31, 2006
IP Regulatory Body
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2005
Amended up to :
September 30, 2005
Entry into force :
January 1, 2001
Issued :
November 8, 2000
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2003
Entry into force :
December 4, 2000
Adopted :
November 27, 2000
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1996
Entry into force :
December 24, 1996
Adopted :
December 10, 1996
Plant Variety Protection
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body

IP Legal Literature (2 texts)

Type of Text Title Version Dates Subject Matter
IP Legal Literature
2011
Adopted :
April 18, 2011
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
IP Legal Literature
2011
Adopted :
April 18, 2011
Entry into force :
January 1, 2011
Trademarks
Geographical Indications

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