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Laws/Regulations (372 texts)

Type of Text Title Version Dates Subject Matter
Main IP Laws
2023
Status as of :
October 12, 2023
Amended up to :
October 1, 2023
Assented :
November 15, 1988
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Main IP Laws
2023
Status as of :
April 24, 2023
Amended up to :
March 10, 2022
Entry into force :
May 8, 1998
Enacted :
November 27, 1997
Plant Variety Protection
Main IP Laws
2023
Status as of :
April 26, 2023
Amended up to :
December 31, 2020
Entry into force :
January 1, 1950
Assented :
December 16, 1949
Industrial Designs
Main IP Laws
2023
Status as of :
October 13, 2023
Amended up to :
December 27, 2022
Entry into force :
October 31, 1994
Enacted :
July 21, 1994
Trademarks
Main IP Laws
2022
Status as of :
August 21, 2022
Amended up to :
April 12, 2021
Assented :
July 29, 1977
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2023
Status as of :
February 3, 2023
Entry into force :
April 26, 1999
Issued :
December 10, 1998
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2023
Status as of :
July 7, 2023
Entry into force :
August 1, 2016
Issued :
July 13, 2016
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2023
Status as of :
April 26, 2023
Entry into force :
November 23, 2009
Issued :
October 26, 2009
Geographical Indications
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2023
Status as of :
April 26, 2023
Entry into force :
January 16, 2009
Issued :
December 15, 2008
Geographical Indications
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2023
Status as of :
April 25, 2023
Entry into force :
December 30, 2011
Issued :
December 6, 2011
Geographical Indications
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Entry into force :
April 6, 2021
Entry into force :
November 1, 2020
Issued :
September 30, 2020
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Status as of :
May 15, 2021
Amended up to :
October 1, 2017
Entry into force :
October 1, 2005
Issued :
August 15, 2005
Industrial Designs
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Status as of :
November 26, 2021
Entry into force :
April 6, 2017
Issued :
December 14, 2016
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Entry into force :
December 1, 2021
Issued :
November 10, 2021
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Entry into force :
June 26, 2021
Issued :
May 26, 2021
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Apply from :
January 1, 2021
Entry into force :
December 30, 2020
Issued :
October 9, 2018
Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Status as of :
March 18, 2021
Amended up to :
July 21, 2020
Entry into force :
July 20, 2003
Issued :
June 17, 2003
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Status as of :
February 22, 2021
Entry into force :
July 1, 1991
Issued :
March 19, 1991
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Apply from :
January 1, 2021
Entry into force :
December 31, 2020
Issued :
March 19, 2019
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Status as of :
November 28, 2021
Entry into force :
July 14, 2017
Issued :
July 14, 2017
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Entry into force :
February 11, 2021
Issued :
February 10, 2021
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Apply from :
January 1, 2021
Entry into force :
December 31, 2020
Issued :
April 4, 2019
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Entry into force :
April 12, 2021
Issued :
March 17, 2021
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Entry into force :
January 1, 2021
Issued :
September 11, 2018
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
IP Regulatory Body
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Status as of :
April 7, 2021
Amended up to :
May 20, 2019
Entry into force :
May 20, 2016
Issued :
March 19, 2015
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Apply from :
January 1, 2021
Issued :
December 7, 2020
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Entry into force :
November 26, 2021
Issued :
November 3, 2021
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2021
Status as of :
March 16, 2021
Entry into force :
January 14, 2019
Issued :
July 9, 2018
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2020
Status as of :
January 24, 2020
Entry into force :
September 5, 1994
Issued :
May 31, 1994
Other
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2020
Amended up to :
October 1, 2020
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2020
Status as of :
October 22, 2020
Entry into force :
October 11, 2018
Issued :
September 11, 2018
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2020
Status as of :
October 26, 2020
Entry into force :
April 6, 2017
Issued :
December 14, 2016
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2020
Status as of :
November 12, 2020
Amended up to :
April 10, 2016
Entry into force :
October 1, 2014
Issued :
September 11, 2014
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2020
Status as of :
December 29, 2020
Entry into force :
October 29, 2014
Issued :
October 27, 2014
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2020
Status as of :
November 20, 2020
Entry into force :
January 1, 1996
Issued :
December 19, 1995
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2020
Status as of :
August 15, 2020
Amended up to :
August 25, 2018
Entry into force :
October 23, 2002
Entry into force :
August 21, 2002
Issued :
July 31, 2002
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2020
Status as of :
November 15, 2020
Entry into force :
March 1, 2002
Enacted :
February 7, 2002
Patents (Inventions)
Plant Variety Protection
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2020
Status as of :
July 14, 2020
Amended :
June 1, 2014
Entry into force :
February 1, 2006
Issued :
January 9, 2006
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2020
Status as of :
December 2, 2020
Amended up to :
October 1, 2014
Entry into force :
October 1, 2006
Issued :
July 27, 2006
Industrial Designs
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2019
Entry into force :
November 2, 1994
Issued :
November 2, 1994
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2019
Entry into force :
January 1, 2021
Issued :
October 8, 2019
Trademarks
Industrial Designs
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2019
Entry into force :
January 14, 2019
Issued :
November 7, 2018
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2018
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Industrial Designs
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2018
Entry into force :
April 6, 2018
Issued :
November 14, 2017
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2018
Entry into force :
June 13, 2018
Adopted :
January 11, 2018
Industrial Designs
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2018
Issued :
March 8, 2018
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2018
Entry into force :
June 9, 2018
Issued :
May 15, 2018
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2017
Entry into force :
April 6, 2017
Issued :
December 8, 2016
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2017
Issued :
July 12, 2017
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2017
Issued :
November 27, 2017
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2017
Issued :
December 14, 2017
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2017
Status as of :
July 26, 2020
Entry into force :
December 17, 2007
Issued :
November 19, 2007
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2016
Entry into force :
April 10, 2016
Issued :
February 24, 2016
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2016
Entry into force :
June 15, 2016
Issued :
May 5, 2016
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2016
Issued :
May 18, 2016
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2016
Entry into force :
April 6, 2016
Issued :
March 3, 2016
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2016
Issued :
November 21, 2016
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2016
Adopted :
September 5, 2016
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2016
Entry into force :
June 1, 2016
Issued :
May 4, 2016
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2016
Entry into force :
October 1, 2016
Issued :
September 5, 2016
Industrial Designs
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2015
Issued :
February 5, 2015
Industrial Designs
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2015
Entry into force :
January 1, 2015
Issued :
November 17, 2014
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
October 1, 2014
Issued :
September 8, 2014
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
October 1, 2014
Adopted :
September 6, 2014
Industrial Designs
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
June 1, 2014
Issued :
May 19, 2014
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
April 6, 2014
Issued :
February 26, 2014
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
October 29, 2014
Adopted :
October 27, 2014
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
June 1, 2014
Issued :
May 19, 2014
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
October 1, 2014
Adopted :
August 26, 2014
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
June 1, 2014
Issued :
May 19, 2014
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Traditional Cultural Expressions
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
April 1, 2014
Issued :
March 31, 2014
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Industrial Designs
Patents (Inventions)
Competition
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
September 29, 2014
Issued :
August 28, 2014
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Issued :
July 2, 2014
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Industrial Designs
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Issued :
July 31, 2014
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Industrial Designs
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Issued :
August 28, 2014
Patents (Inventions)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Industrial Designs
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
October 1, 2014
Issued :
July 25, 2014
Patents (Inventions)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
October 1, 2014
Issued :
September 8, 2014
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
April 6, 2014
Issued :
March 8, 2014
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
October 1, 2014
Issued :
September 6, 2014
Industrial Designs
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
October 1, 2013
Issued :
August 7, 2013
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
January 1, 2014
Issued :
December 6, 2013
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
April 1, 2013
Issued :
January 31, 2013
Other
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Adopted :
July 29, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
April 1, 2013
Adopted :
January 27, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
November 1, 2013
Adopted :
July 17, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Adopted :
October 29, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
May 20, 2013
Adopted :
April 23, 2013
Patents (Inventions)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
April 6, 2013
Adopted :
March 13, 2013
Industrial Designs
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
August 14, 2013
Adopted :
July 18, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
September 30, 2013
Adopted :
September 2, 2013
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
April 6, 2013
Issued :
March 13, 2013
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
November 11, 2013
Issued :
October 9, 2013
Patents (Inventions)
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
April 6, 2013
Adopted :
March 4, 2013
Plant Variety Protection
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
January 1, 2014
Adopted :
December 4, 2013
Plant Variety Protection
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Issued :
February 27, 2013
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Adopted :
October 9, 2013
Industrial Designs
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
April 29, 2013
Issued :
February 27, 2013
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Issued :
September 4, 2013
Trademarks
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Issued :
September 4, 2013
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Issued :
September 4, 2013
Trademarks
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
March 31, 2013
Issued :
February 27, 2013
Trademarks
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
November 11, 2013
Adopted :
October 9, 2013
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Issued :
March 1, 2013
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Adopted :
July 10, 2012
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Entry into force :
July 17, 2012
Adopted :
July 10, 2012
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Entry into force :
April 6, 2012
Issued :
March 15, 2012
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Entry into force :
January 1, 2012
Adopted :
November 29, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Entry into force :
January 1, 2011
Issued :
November 4, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Entry into force :
October 1, 2011
Issued :
August 19, 2011
Patents (Inventions)
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Entry into force :
October 1, 2011
Issued :
September 5, 2011
Patents (Inventions)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Entry into force :
June 14, 2011
Adopted :
June 8, 2011
Patents (Inventions)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
April 6, 2010
Issued :
March 15, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
March 10, 2010
Issued :
February 15, 2010
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Geographical Indications
Plant Variety Protection
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
April 16, 2010
Adopted :
March 25, 2010
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Geographical Indications
Plant Variety Protection
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
April 6, 2010
Issued :
January 7, 2010
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
April 6, 2010
Issued :
January 7, 2010
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Entry into force :
December 16, 2009
Issued :
December 15, 2009
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Entry into force :
December 1, 2009
Adopted :
October 19, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Entry into force :
April 1, 2009
Issued :
January 8, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Status as of :
September 1, 2019
Entry into force :
October 31, 2003
Issued :
September 27, 2003
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Traditional Cultural Expressions
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Entry into force :
November 12, 2009
Adopted :
October 15, 2009
Industrial Designs
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
December 15, 2009
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
October 15, 2009
Patents (Inventions)
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
October 4, 2009
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
March 4, 2009
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Entry into force :
October 1, 2009
Adopted :
September 7, 2009
Trademarks
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Entry into force :
October 1, 2009
Issued :
July 23, 2009
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Issued :
July 23, 2009
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
October 1, 2009
Adopted :
July 21, 2008
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
May 26, 2008
Issued :
May 8, 2008
Trademarks
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
April 1, 2008
Issued :
January 31, 2008
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
July 1, 2008
Issued :
June 5, 2008
Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
January 1, 2008
Issued :
November 28, 2007
Industrial Designs
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
October 1, 2008
Issued :
August 28, 2008
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
May 10, 2008
Issued :
April 9, 2008
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
October 1, 2008
Issued :
August 13, 2008
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
October 1, 2008
Issued :
July 21, 2008
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
October 1, 2008
Issued :
August 13, 2008
Trademarks
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
April 6, 2008
Issued :
January 8, 2008
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
October 1, 2008
Issued :
July 7, 2008
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Entry into force :
April 1, 2007
Issued :
February 1, 2007
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Entry into force :
February 27, 2007
Issued :
February 27, 2007
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Entry into force :
April 6, 2007
Adopted :
February 7, 2007
Industrial Designs
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Entry into force :
June 13, 2007
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2005
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2004
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2003
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2003
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Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
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2002
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Industrial Designs
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2002
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December 18, 2002
Plant Variety Protection
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IP Regulatory Body
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2002
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Trademarks
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2001
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Other
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2001
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December 8, 2001
Industrial Designs
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2001
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December 9, 2001
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November 14, 2001
Industrial Designs
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2001
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December 9, 2001
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IP Regulatory Body
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May 28, 2000
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2000
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2000
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July 28, 2000
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Patents (Inventions)
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2000
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Trademarks
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2000
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Trademarks
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1999
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1999
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Competition
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1999
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1999
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Industrial Designs
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1999
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Other
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1999
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August 10, 1999
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Patents (Inventions)
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IP Regulatory Body
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1999
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Patents (Inventions)
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1999
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April 16, 1999
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Patents (Inventions)
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IP Regulatory Body
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1999
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Industrial Designs
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1998
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Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
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1998
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Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
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1998
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October 1, 1998
Patents (Inventions)
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1998
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Plant Variety Protection
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1998
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Plant Variety Protection
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1998
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Plant Variety Protection
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1998
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Plant Variety Protection
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1998
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Plant Variety Protection
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1998
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Plant Variety Protection
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1998
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IP Regulatory Body
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1996
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December 1, 1996
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November 26, 1996
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
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1996
Entry into force :
December 1, 1996
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Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
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1996
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Industrial Designs
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1996
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1996
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January 1, 1996
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Trademarks
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1996
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October 2, 1996
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July 23, 1996
Trademarks
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1996
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Trademarks
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1996
Entry into force :
April 1, 1996
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Trademarks
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1996
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April 1, 1996
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Trademarks
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1995
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Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
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1995
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Trademarks
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1995
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1995
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1995
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Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
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1995
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June 7, 1995
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1995
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Patents (Inventions)
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1995
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January 13, 1995
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Patents (Inventions)
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1995
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January 1, 1996
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1995
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1994
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Patents (Inventions)
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1994
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August 1, 1989
Industrial Designs
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1994
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Industrial Designs
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1994
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Patents (Inventions)
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1994
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1994
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1994
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Trademarks
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1994
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October 31, 1994
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Trademarks
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1994
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October 31, 1994
Trademarks
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1994
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October 31, 1994
Trademarks
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1993
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January 1, 1994
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1993
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1993
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April 21, 1993
Patents (Inventions)
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1993
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December 1, 1993
Plant Variety Protection
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1992
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January 1, 1993
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Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
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1992
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March 27, 1992
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1992
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1992
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December 9, 1992
Patents (Inventions)
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1991
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1990
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October 8, 1990
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1990
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March 14, 1990
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1990
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August 15, 1990
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Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
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1990
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August 22, 1990
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Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1990
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August 13, 1990
Issued :
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Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
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Implementing Rules/Regulations
1990
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November 1, 1990
Patents (Inventions)
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Implementing Rules/Regulations
1990
Entry into force :
January 7, 1991
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Patents (Inventions)
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Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1990
Entry into force :
August 13, 1990
Adopted :
July 24, 1990
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1990
Entry into force :
August 13, 1990
Issued :
July 18, 1990
Industrial Designs
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Implementing Rules/Regulations
1990
Entry into force :
August 13, 1990
Issued :
July 18, 1990
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1990
Entry into force :
August 13, 1990
Adopted :
July 18, 1990
Patents (Inventions)
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1990
Entry into force :
October 1, 1990
Adopted :
July 18, 1990
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1990
Issued :
June 5, 1990
Geographical Indications
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1990
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June 29, 1990
Issued :
June 4, 1990
Geographical Indications
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Other
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1989
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August 1, 1989
Issued :
June 26, 1989
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
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April 22, 2003
Issued :
March 20, 2003
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
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1989
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August 1, 1989
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July 10, 1989
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
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Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
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August 1, 1989
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June 26, 1989
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
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1989
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March 8, 1989
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
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August 1, 1989
Adopted :
June 13, 1989
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
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August 1, 1989
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July 14, 1989
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
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August 1, 1989
Adopted :
June 19, 1989
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
Entry into force :
August 1, 1989
Adopted :
June 29, 1989
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
Entry into force :
August 1, 1989
Issued :
June 13, 1989
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Traditional Knowledge (TK)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
Entry into force :
August 1, 1989
Adopted :
June 13, 1989
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
Entry into force :
August 1, 1989
Adopted :
June 13, 1989
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
Entry into force :
August 1, 1989
Adopted :
June 13, 1989
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
Entry into force :
August 1, 1989
Adopted :
May 9, 1989
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
Entry into force :
June 9, 1989
Adopted :
June 9, 1989
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
Adopted :
June 20, 1989
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
Entry into force :
July 28, 1989
Adopted :
July 27, 1989
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
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Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
Entry into force :
August 1, 1989
Adopted :
August 1, 1989
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
Entry into force :
August 1, 1989
Issued :
July 4, 1989
Industrial Designs
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
Entry into force :
August 1, 1989
Issued :
July 28, 1989
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
Entry into force :
August 1, 1989
Issued :
June 29, 1989
Industrial Designs
Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
Entry into force :
August 14, 1989
Adopted :
July 13, 1989
Patents (Inventions)
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1989
Entry into force :
April 1, 1989
Adopted :
April 1, 1989
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
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1988
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November 24, 1988
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
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1988
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May 26, 1988
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
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1988
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October 24, 1988
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1986
Entry into force :
July 18, 1986
Adopted :
July 18, 1986
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1986
Adopted :
August 29, 1986
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Other
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1986
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July 21, 1986
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1985
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August 16, 1985
Patents (Inventions)
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1982
Entry into force :
April 5, 1982
Adopted :
March 4, 1982
Industrial Designs
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1982
Entry into force :
April 5, 1982
Adopted :
March 4, 1982
Patents (Inventions)
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1981
Entry into force :
September 1, 1982
Adopted :
November 16, 1981
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1980
Adopted :
January 24, 1980
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1978
Adopted :
April 17, 1978
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1978
Issued :
April 1, 1978
Patents (Inventions)
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1977
Adopted :
December 15, 1977
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1974
Adopted :
June 26, 1974
Plant Variety Protection
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1965
Adopted :
January 1, 1965
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2024
Status as of :
May 19, 2024
Amended up to :
December 1, 2013
Entry into force :
October 30, 2003
Enacted :
October 30, 2003
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2023
Status as of :
January 11, 2023
Amended up to :
April 6, 2020
Entry into force :
April 27, 1997
Assented :
February 27, 1997
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2023
Status as of :
January 13, 2023
Amended up to :
July 14, 2022
Entry into force :
January 1, 1982
Assented :
July 28, 1981
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2022
Status as of :
August 25, 2022
Amended up to :
October 22, 1969
Assented :
May 29, 1624
Patents (Inventions)
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
January 27, 2021
Amended up to :
February 20, 2019
Entry into force :
January 31, 1997
Assented :
June 17, 1996
Patents (Inventions)
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
February 21, 2021
Amended up to :
November 1, 2020
Entry into force :
July 24, 1996
Enacted :
July 24, 1996
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Other
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
March 19, 2021
Amended up to :
November 1, 2020
Enacted :
July 17, 2003
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Domain Names
Trademarks
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
March 26, 2021
Amended up to :
January 3, 2018
Enacted :
November 9, 1998
Patents (Inventions)
Competition
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
June 4, 2021
Amended up to :
July 22, 2020
Enacted :
April 25, 2013
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
February 4, 2021
Amended up to :
November 1, 2020
Assented :
April 27, 2017
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
May 15, 2021
Amended up to :
August 18, 2017
Enacted :
April 25, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
March 16, 2021
Amended up to :
July 23, 2019
Enacted :
November 20, 2003
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Patents (Inventions)
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
March 26, 2021
Amended up to :
April 6, 2016
Enacted :
May 11, 2001
Patents (Inventions)
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
August 4, 2021
Amended up to :
December 31, 2020
Enacted :
October 30, 2007
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
February 15, 2021
Amended up to :
July 21, 2008
Entry into force :
January 1, 1996
Enacted :
July 19, 1995
Industrial Designs
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
March 27, 2021
Enacted :
March 23, 2016
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
January 6, 2021
Amended up to :
December 10, 2020
Enacted :
November 19, 1998
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
January 6, 2021
Amended up to :
February 26, 2020
Enacted :
May 25, 2000
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2021
Enacted :
November 19, 1998
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
March 17, 2021
Amended up to :
April 6, 2020
Enacted :
November 20, 2003
Patents (Inventions)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Industrial Designs
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
February 16, 2021
Amended up to :
November 26, 2020
Enacted :
November 7, 2002
Patents (Inventions)
Other
Industrial Designs
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2021
Status as of :
April 26, 2021
Amended up to :
October 1, 2020
Enacted :
July 19, 2007
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2020
Status as of :
December 17, 2020
Amended up to :
March 1, 2018
Entry into force :
November 3, 1994
Enacted :
January 1, 1994
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2020
Status as of :
December 18, 2020
Amended up to :
April 1, 2019
Entry into force :
April 1, 1996
Enacted :
November 8, 1995
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2020
Enacted :
January 23, 2020
Other
IP-related Laws
2020
Status as of :
June 3, 2020
Amended up to :
April 1, 2018
Enacted :
July 31, 1998
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2020
Entry into force :
March 29, 1993
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2020
Status as of :
July 3, 2020
Amended up to :
April 1, 2011
Entry into force :
June 29, 1990
Enacted :
June 29, 1990
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2020
Status as of :
April 27, 2020
Entry into force :
November 1, 1990
Enacted :
November 1, 1990
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Plant Variety Protection
IP-related Laws
2018
Enacted :
June 26, 2018
Other
IP-related Laws
2018
Enacted :
April 27, 2017
Patents (Inventions)
Other
IP-related Laws
2014
Adopted :
March 22, 1979
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2013
Entry into force :
July 11, 2013
Adopted :
June 17, 2013
Patents (Inventions)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2013
Entry into force :
August 13, 2014
Adopted :
July 18, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2013
Entry into force :
July 17, 2013
Patents (Inventions)
Other
IP-related Laws
2013
Entry into force :
April 6, 2013
Adopted :
April 5, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2012
Entry into force :
March 14, 2012
Enacted :
December 14, 2011
Other
IP-related Laws
2012
Entry into force :
March 27, 2013
Other
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
IP-related Laws
2012
Enacted :
July 16, 1985
Other
IP-related Laws
2012
Issued :
July 19, 2012
Trademarks
Other
IP-related Laws
2010
Enacted :
April 8, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2010
Entry into force :
June 7, 2010
Adopted :
November 18, 2009
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
IP-related Laws
2010
Entry into force :
January 21, 2010
Enacted :
January 21, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2008
Adopted :
May 30, 1968
IP Regulatory Body
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2007
Entry into force :
October 30, 2013
Trademarks
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2005
Adopted :
April 7, 2005
Other
IP-related Laws
2005
Entry into force :
April 7, 2005
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2003
Entry into force :
July 10, 2003
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2002
Enacted :
March 12, 1964
Plant Variety Protection
Other
IP-related Laws
1998
Enacted :
July 16, 1998
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Other
IP-related Laws
1995
Enacted :
July 19, 1995
Other
IP-related Laws
1993
Adopted :
January 1, 1993
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
1990
Entry into force :
November 1, 1990
Assented :
November 1, 1990
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
1984
Enacted :
January 1, 1984
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
1984
Entry into force :
June 26, 1984
Geographical Indications
Other
IP-related Laws
1968
Adopted :
October 25, 1968
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws

IP Legal Literature (4 texts)

Type of Text Title Version Dates Subject Matter
IP Legal Literature
2019
Adopted :
January 1, 2019
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
IP Legal Literature
2014
Patents (Inventions)
Plant Variety Protection
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Genetic Resources
IP Regulatory Body
IP Legal Literature
2008
Published :
January 1, 2008
Trademarks
Trade Names
Geographical Indications
IP Legal Literature
2007
Enacted :
November 15, 1988
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)

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