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Constitution/Basic Law (1 text)

Type of Text Title Version Dates Subject Matter
Constitution/Basic Law
2014
Amended up to :
October 13, 2014
Commenced :
March 21, 1990
Published :
March 21, 1990
Adopted :
February 9, 1990
Other

Laws/Regulations (26 texts)

Type of Text Title Version Dates Subject Matter
Main IP Laws
2018
Commenced :
August 1, 2018
Amended :
January 16, 2017
Published :
March 23, 2012
Signature :
February 28, 2012
Patents (Inventions)
Utility Models
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Trade Names
IP Regulatory Body
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2018
Entry into force :
August 1, 2018
Issued :
June 1, 2018
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Main IP Laws
2017
Commenced :
January 16, 2017
Published :
August 25, 2016
Signature :
August 12, 2016
IP Regulatory Body
Main IP Laws
2017
Amended :
January 16, 2017
Commenced :
March 15, 1996
Published :
May 5, 1994
Signature :
April 14, 1994
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2010
Entry into force :
April 14, 2010
Adopted :
March 19, 2010
Trademarks
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Industrial Property
IP-related Laws
2009
Entry into force :
November 16, 2009
Adopted :
October 28, 2009
Competition
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2007
Entry into force :
December 28, 2007
Adopted :
December 21, 2007
Other
IP-related Laws
2007
Entry into force :
August 28, 2003
Adopted :
August 13, 2003
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
IP-related Laws
2005
Entry into force :
May 11, 2005
Adopted :
April 19, 2005
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2004
Entry into force :
December 30, 2004
Enacted :
December 19, 2004
Other
IP-related Laws
2004
Entry into force :
December 24, 2004
Enacted :
December 9, 2004
Trademarks
Trade Names
IP-related Laws
2004
Entry into force :
December 29, 2004
Adopted :
December 19, 2004
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2003
Entry into force :
August 19, 2003
Adopted :
July 31, 2003
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Traditional Cultural Expressions
IP-related Laws
2003
Entry into force :
April 24, 2003
Enacted :
April 3, 2003
Competition
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2003
Entry into force :
January 1, 2003
Adopted :
January 1, 2003
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Competition
Plant Variety Protection
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Industrial Property
IP-related Laws
2003
Entry into force :
August 28, 2003
Adopted :
August 13, 2003
Trademarks
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2001
Entry into force :
May 17, 2001
Adopted :
May 17, 2001
Traditional Cultural Expressions
IP-related Laws
2000
Entry into force :
December 22, 2000
Adopted :
December 21, 2000
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Traditional Cultural Expressions
IP-related Laws
2000
Entry into force :
December 28, 2000
Adopted :
December 21, 2000
Traditional Cultural Expressions
IP-related Laws
1998
Entry into force :
April 17, 1998
Adopted :
April 3, 1998
Trade Names
Other
IP-related Laws
1998
Entry into force :
September 17, 1998
Adopted :
September 3, 1998
Trademarks
Other
IP-related Laws
1997
Entry into force :
October 16, 1997
Adopted :
October 6, 1997
Traditional Cultural Expressions
IP-related Laws
1991
Entry into force :
July 21, 1962
Adopted :
June 21, 1962
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
1991
Entry into force :
June 19, 1991
Adopted :
June 7, 1991
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
1991
Entry into force :
December 17, 1991
Enacted :
December 5, 1991
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1973
Entry into force :
December 14, 1973
Adopted :
December 14, 1973
Trademarks
IP Regulatory Body

IP Legal Literature (1 text)

Type of Text Title Version Dates Subject Matter
IP Legal Literature
2019
Published :
October 1, 2019
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Industrial Designs
Industrial Property
IP Regulatory Body
Patents (Inventions)
Trade Names
Trademarks
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Transfer of Technology

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