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Constitution/Basic Law (1 text)

Type of Text Title Version Dates Subject Matter
Constitution/Basic Law
2011
Amended up to :
February 10, 2009
Adopted :
December 2, 1971
Other

Laws/Regulations (35 texts)

Type of Text Title Version Dates Subject Matter
Main IP Laws
2022
Published :
September 26, 2021
Promulgated :
September 20, 2021
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Main IP Laws
2022
Published :
September 26, 2021
Promulgated :
September 20, 2021
Trademarks
Main IP Laws
2021
Published :
May 31, 2021
Promulgated :
May 19, 2021
Patents (Inventions)
Utility Models
Industrial Designs
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
Main IP Laws
2010
Published :
January 13, 2010
Promulgated :
December 31, 2009
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2022
Issued :
February 10, 2022
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2017
Issued :
July 10, 2017
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Entry into force :
March 11, 2012
Issued :
March 11, 2012
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Issued :
November 27, 2012
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Entry into force :
March 29, 2007
Adopted :
March 29, 2007
Trademarks
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2004
Entry into force :
September 23, 2011
Issued :
March 22, 2004
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2004
Entry into force :
September 23, 2011
Issued :
March 22, 2004
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1993
Issued :
September 1, 1993
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1984
Issued :
June 14, 1984
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
IP-related Laws
2019
Entry into force :
April 30, 2019
Issued :
April 30, 2019
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
IP-related Laws
2019
Issued :
September 4, 2019
Industrial Property
IP-related Laws
2018
Issued :
September 23, 2018
Industrial Property
IP-related Laws
2016
Entry into force :
December 16, 2016
Issued :
December 12, 2016
Trademarks
IP-related Laws
2015
Entry into force :
July 1, 2015
Issued :
March 25, 2015
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
Trade Names
Industrial Property
IP-related Laws
2012
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2008
Adopted :
November 15, 2003
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2008
Adopted :
December 14, 2008
Traditional Cultural Expressions
IP-related Laws
2008
Adopted :
December 14, 2008
Other
IP-related Laws
2007
Issued :
September 26, 2007
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2006
Adopted :
January 30, 2006
Other
IP-related Laws
2006
Adopted :
August 13, 2006
Other
IP-related Laws
2003
Adopted :
November 15, 2003
Other
IP-related Laws
1998
Entry into force :
September 30, 1998
Issued :
August 18, 1998
Patents (Inventions)
IP-related Laws
1997
Issued :
February 24, 1997
Other
IP-related Laws
1996
Entry into force :
March 31, 1996
Issued :
March 18, 1996
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Industrial Property
IP-related Laws
1993
Adopted :
September 7, 1993
Trademarks
Trade Names
Competition
IP-related Laws
1992
Adopted :
March 3, 1992
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Traditional Cultural Expressions
IP-related Laws
1980
Adopted :
November 16, 1980
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
1980
Adopted :
April 20, 1980
Patents (Inventions)
Trade Names
Competition
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
1975
Entry into force :
May 15, 1975
Issued :
April 26, 1975
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
1973
Entry into force :
September 20, 2011
Adopted :
September 20, 2011
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Trademarks

Treaties (43 records)

Title Host Institution Date of Adoption (Treaty) Entry into Force (Treaty) Signature (Party) Instrument (Party) Entry into Force (Party) Additional Information
December 12, 2015
November 4, 2016
April 22, 2016
September 21, 2016
November 4, 2016
June 28, 2013
September 30, 2016
October 15, 2014
September 30, 2016
June 24, 2012
April 28, 2020
October 15, 2014
April 28, 2020
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
December 13, 2006
May 3, 2008
February 8, 2008
March 19, 2010
April 18, 2010
October 20, 2005
March 18, 2007
June 6, 2012
September 6, 2012
October 17, 2003
April 20, 2006
May 2, 2005
April 20, 2006
May 21, 2003
February 27, 2005
June 24, 2004
November 7, 2005
February 5, 2006
December 31, 2001
January 1, 2003
December 31, 2001
January 1, 2003
November 3, 2001
June 29, 2004
February 16, 2004
June 29, 2004
May 22, 2001
May 17, 2004
May 23, 2001
July 11, 2002
May 17, 2004
December 11, 1997
February 16, 2005
January 26, 2005
April 26, 2005
December 20, 1996
May 20, 2002
March 9, 2005
June 9, 2005
December 20, 1996
March 6, 2002
April 14, 2004
July 14, 2004
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
June 17, 1994
December 26, 1996
October 21, 1998
January 19, 1999
Host Institution: World Trade Organization (WTO)
April 15, 1994
January 1, 1995
April 10, 1996
Host Institution: World Trade Organization (WTO)
April 15, 1994
January 1, 1995
April 10, 1996
May 9, 1992
March 21, 1994
December 29, 1995
March 28, 1996
June 27, 1989
December 1, 1995
September 28, 2021
December 28, 2021
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
March 22, 1985
September 22, 1988
December 22, 1989
March 22, 1990
May 25, 1981
May 25, 1981
May 25, 1981
May 25, 1981
June 8, 1977
December 7, 1978
March 9, 1983
September 9, 1983
June 8, 1977
December 7, 1978
March 9, 1983
September 9, 1983
April 28, 1977
August 19, 1980
February 17, 2021
May 17, 2021
November 16, 1972
December 17, 1975
May 11, 2001
August 11, 2001
March 24, 1971
October 7, 1975
February 17, 2021
February 17, 2022
November 14, 1970
April 24, 1972
October 9, 2017
January 9, 2018
June 19, 1970
January 24, 1978
December 10, 1998
March 10, 1999
July 14, 1967
April 26, 1970
June 24, 1974
September 24, 1974
October 26, 1961
May 18, 1964
October 14, 2004
January 14, 2005
June 10, 1958
June 7, 1959
August 21, 2006
November 19, 2006
June 15, 1957
April 8, 1961
January 18, 2022
April 18, 2022
December 6, 1951
October 2, 2005
April 2, 2001
October 2, 2005
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
May 10, 1972
November 10, 1972
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
May 10, 1972
November 10, 1972
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
May 10, 1972
November 10, 1972
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
May 10, 1972
November 10, 1972
December 7, 1944
April 4, 1947
April 25, 1972
May 25, 1972
September 9, 1886
December 4, 1887
April 14, 2004
July 14, 2004
March 20, 1883
July 7, 1884
June 19, 1996
September 19, 1996
October 29, 2010
October 12, 2014
September 12, 2014
December 11, 2014
October 15, 2010
March 5, 2018
September 12, 2014
March 5, 2018
January 29, 2000
September 11, 2003
September 12, 2014
December 11, 2014
June 5, 1992
December 29, 1993
June 11, 1992
February 10, 2000
May 10, 2000

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