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Main IP Laws
2022
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June 30, 2022
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July 1, 1992
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Industrial Property
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2021
Entry into force :
July 12, 2021
Issued :
July 9, 2021
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2021
Adopted :
August 22, 2021
Industrial Designs
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2020
Adopted :
May 22, 2019
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2020
Published :
December 4, 2020
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December 3, 2020
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IP-related Laws
2020
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December 30, 2020
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December 29, 2020
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IP-related Laws
2020
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January 1, 2020
Adopted :
September 18, 2019
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
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IP-related Laws
2019
Entry into force :
March 15, 1803
Adopted :
January 1, 1803
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IP-related Laws
2019
Entry into force :
December 31, 2000
Adopted :
May 4, 2000
Competition
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Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2019
Issued :
July 26, 2019
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Other
IP-related Laws
2019
Entry into force :
January 3, 1973
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Trademarks
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2019
Entry into force :
August 4, 2006
Adopted :
August 1, 2006
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
2019
Entry into force :
March 25, 2019
Adopted :
March 23, 2019
Other
IP-related Laws
2019
Entry into force :
January 7, 1978
Adopted :
January 6, 1978
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2019
Issued :
December 12, 2018
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Other
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2018
Entry into force :
July 26, 2009
Adopted :
July 24, 2009
Patents (Inventions)
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IP Regulatory Body
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IP-related Laws
2018
Entry into force :
September 21, 2000
Adopted :
January 1, 2000
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IP Regulatory Body
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Industrial Property
IP-related Laws
2018
Entry into force :
July 1, 2016
Trademarks
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IP Regulatory Body
Other
IP-related Laws
2018
Entry into force :
January 1, 1949
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2018
Issued :
December 11, 2018
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2018
Entry into force :
December 23, 2018
Issued :
December 20, 2018
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2018
Entry into force :
June 2, 2018
Issued :
May 31, 2018
Patents (Inventions)
IP-related Laws
2018
Entry into force :
February 24, 2004
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2018
Adopted :
December 20, 2007
Other
IP-related Laws
2018
Adopted :
August 4, 2008
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Other
IP-related Laws
2018
Entry into force :
May 19, 2011
Adopted :
May 17, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2018
Entry into force :
October 9, 2016
Adopted :
October 7, 2016
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2018
Adopted :
November 18, 2016
Patents (Inventions)
Other
IP-related Laws
2018
Entry into force :
July 9, 2016
Adopted :
July 7, 2016
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Main IP Laws
2018
Entry into force :
August 1, 2018
Adopted :
July 30, 2018
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2018
Entry into force :
September 7, 2018
Adopted :
September 5, 2018
Other
IP-related Laws
2018
Entry into force :
October 2, 1986
Adopted :
September 30, 1986
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2017
Issued :
June 7, 2006
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2017
Entry into force :
July 31, 2008
Adopted :
July 28, 2008
Patents (Inventions)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2017
Entry into force :
March 1, 2017
Adopted :
February 27, 2017
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2017
Entry into force :
March 6, 2017
Adopted :
March 2, 2017
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2017
Entry into force :
March 17, 2017
Adopted :
March 15, 2017
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2017
Entry into force :
March 19, 2017
Adopted :
March 17, 2017
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
2017
Entry into force :
July 9, 2016
Adopted :
July 7, 2016
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2016
Entry into force :
April 25, 2016
Adopted :
April 22, 2016
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
2016
Entry into force :
July 1, 2016
Adopted :
June 29, 2016
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Trade Names
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IP Regulatory Body
Other
IP-related Laws
2016
Adopted :
December 13, 2011
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2016
Entry into force :
March 19, 2014
Adopted :
March 17, 2014
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
IP Regulatory Body
Other
IP-related Laws
2016
Entry into force :
August 9, 2016
Adopted :
August 8, 2016
Genetic Resources
Traditional Knowledge (TK)
Patents (Inventions)
IP-related Laws
2016
Entry into force :
October 9, 2016
Adopted :
October 7, 2016
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2016
Adopted :
November 18, 2016
Patents (Inventions)
Other
IP-related Laws
2016
Entry into force :
July 9, 2016
Adopted :
July 7, 2016
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Other
IP-related Laws
2016
Entry into force :
July 1, 2016
Adopted :
March 14, 2016
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Trade Names
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
IP Regulatory Body
Other
IP-related Laws
2015
Entry into force :
March 18, 1978
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2015
Entry into force :
December 31, 1957
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2015
Entry into force :
June 23, 2004
Adopted :
June 21, 2004
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2015
Adopted :
July 23, 2010
IP Regulatory Body
Other
IP-related Laws
2015
Adopted :
December 13, 2011
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2015
Adopted :
March 22, 2012
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2015
Entry into force :
July 10, 2013
Adopted :
July 8, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2015
Entry into force :
February 23, 2015
Adopted :
February 20, 2015
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Adopted :
January 28, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
April 1, 2014
Adopted :
December 10, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
June 30, 2014
Adopted :
June 27, 2014
Plant Variety Protection
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Entry into force :
July 12, 2014
Adopted :
July 9, 2014
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Adopted :
January 24, 2014
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2014
Adopted :
July 10, 2000
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
2014
Adopted :
May 12, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2014
Entry into force :
May 29, 2011
Adopted :
May 26, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2014
Adopted :
February 24, 2014
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2014
Entry into force :
March 13, 2014
Adopted :
March 11, 2014
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2014
Entry into force :
October 2, 1986
Adopted :
September 30, 1986
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2014
Adopted :
July 2, 1997
Trademarks
IP-related Laws
2014
Entry into force :
September 1, 1990
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2014
Adopted :
February 27, 1952
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Issued :
January 15, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
January 9, 2014
Adopted :
December 30, 2013
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Issued :
September 23, 2013
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Issued :
November 7, 2012
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
March 2, 2013
Adopted :
February 27, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
July 10, 2013
Issued :
July 8, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
August 18, 2013
Adopted :
August 14, 2013
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Issued :
September 23, 2013
Trademarks
IP-related Laws
2013
Entry into force :
August 2, 2000
Adopted :
August 1, 2000
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Other
IP-related Laws
2013
Adopted :
August 1, 2003
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2013
Adopted :
December 19, 2007
Trade Names
Other
IP-related Laws
2013
Adopted :
June 3, 2008
Other
IP-related Laws
2013
Adopted :
July 23, 2010
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Main IP Laws
2013
Entry into force :
December 22, 2011
Adopted :
December 20, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2013
Adopted :
May 17, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2013
Adopted :
December 18, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2013
Entry into force :
July 10, 2013
Adopted :
July 8, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Adopted :
July 9, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Adopted :
March 27, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Adopted :
May 6, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Adopted :
December 14, 2012
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Adopted :
May 19, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Entry into force :
January 1, 2012
Adopted :
December 14, 2011
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Entry into force :
May 1, 2012
Adopted :
April 27, 2012
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Adopted :
May 3, 2012
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Entry into force :
June 1, 2012
Adopted :
May 30, 2012
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Adopted :
July 16, 2012
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Adopted :
September 10, 1999
Entry into force :
April 10, 1995
Patents (Inventions)
Plant Variety Protection
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Adopted :
October 31, 2012
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
2012
Entry into force :
March 16, 2011
Adopted :
March 14, 2011
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Main IP Laws
2012
Adopted :
March 1, 2012
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2012
Adopted :
March 22, 2012
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Adopted :
March 19, 2012
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Entry into force :
June 1, 2012
Adopted :
December 19, 2011
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Adopted :
November 30, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Adopted :
November 30, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Entry into force :
January 1, 2011
Adopted :
December 29, 2010
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Entry into force :
September 11, 2011
Adopted :
September 8, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Entry into force :
April 14, 2011
Adopted :
April 11, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2011
Adopted :
July 10, 2000
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Main IP Laws
2011
Entry into force :
December 11, 2011
Adopted :
December 8, 2011
Patents (Inventions)
Plant Variety Protection
Main IP Laws
2011
Entry into force :
December 11, 2011
Adopted :
December 8, 2011
Patents (Inventions)
Plant Variety Protection
IP-related Laws
2011
Adopted :
December 13, 2011
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Main IP Laws
2011
Entry into force :
December 22, 2011
Adopted :
December 20, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2011
Entry into force :
December 31, 2011
Adopted :
December 29, 2011
Patents (Inventions)
Other
IP-related Laws
2011
Entry into force :
March 16, 2011
Adopted :
March 14, 2011
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2011
Entry into force :
May 19, 2011
Adopted :
May 17, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2011
Entry into force :
May 29, 2011
Adopted :
May 26, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2011
Entry into force :
July 31, 2011
Adopted :
July 28, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2011
Entry into force :
September 1, 1993
Adopted :
December 16, 1992
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Adopted :
August 26, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Adopted :
December 20, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Adopted :
February 7, 2011
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Entry into force :
June 27, 2009
Adopted :
June 17, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2010
Adopted :
April 25, 2010
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Adopted :
January 5, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
September 6, 2003
Adopted :
September 1, 2003
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
January 1, 2010
Adopted :
December 29, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
October 14, 2010
Adopted :
October 12, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
November 14, 2010
Adopted :
November 10, 2010
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
December 27, 2010
Adopted :
December 23, 2010
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
March 8, 2010
Adopted :
March 5, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
April 24, 2010
Issued :
April 22, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
June 27, 2010
Issued :
June 25, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
July 28, 2010
Issued :
July 26, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
August 29, 2010
Adopted :
August 26, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
IP-related Laws
2010
Entry into force :
September 21, 2000
Adopted :
September 18, 2000
Plant Variety Protection
Other
IP-related Laws
2010
Adopted :
August 1, 2003
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2010
Adopted :
December 7, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2010
Adopted :
June 15, 2010
IP Regulatory Body
Other
IP-related Laws
2010
Adopted :
July 23, 2010
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Adopted :
February 16, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Adopted :
June 29, 2010
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Adopted :
March 9, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
May 29, 1970
Adopted :
May 26, 1970
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Issued :
June 10, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Issued :
October 22, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Entry into force :
January 1, 2009
Adopted :
December 30, 2008
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Entry into force :
July 31, 2008
Adopted :
July 28, 2008
Patents (Inventions)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Entry into force :
November 1, 2009
Adopted :
October 9, 2009
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Entry into force :
November 1, 2009
Adopted :
October 9, 2009
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Entry into force :
October 29, 2009
Adopted :
October 26, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Entry into force :
December 1, 2009
Adopted :
February 6, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
June 6, 2009
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Entry into force :
June 11, 2009
Adopted :
June 9, 2009
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
June 19, 2009
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Entry into force :
July 24, 2009
Adopted :
July 21, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
February 16, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
June 22, 2009
Geographical Indications
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
June 5, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Main IP Laws
2009
Entry into force :
August 4, 2006
Adopted :
August 1, 2006
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
2009
Entry into force :
October 31, 2007
Adopted :
October 29, 2007
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
Competition
Plant Variety Protection
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Main IP Laws
2009
Entry into force :
October 30, 2009
Adopted :
October 28, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2009
Adopted :
May 12, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2009
Adopted :
May 25, 2009
Trademarks
Main IP Laws
2009
Entry into force :
June 14, 2009
Adopted :
June 12, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Main IP Laws
2009
Entry into force :
June 14, 2009
Adopted :
June 12, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
2009
Adopted :
July 24, 2009
Patents (Inventions)
Main IP Laws
2009
Entry into force :
April 1, 1997
Adopted :
March 27, 1997
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
August 13, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
August 21, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
November 9, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Entry into force :
November 2, 2009
Adopted :
October 28, 2009
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
September 26, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
May 14, 2009
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
July 24, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Issued :
April 3, 2008
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Adopted :
December 17, 2008
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
December 25, 2008
Issued :
December 19, 2008
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Issued :
December 30, 2008
Patents (Inventions)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
April 27, 2008
Adopted :
April 24, 2008
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
May 5, 2008
Adopted :
May 2, 2008
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Adopted :
May 20, 2008
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
June 5, 2008
Adopted :
June 2, 2008
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
June 30, 2008
Adopted :
June 27, 2008
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
June 30, 2008
Adopted :
June 27, 2008
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
July 31, 2008
Issued :
July 28, 2008
Patents (Inventions)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Adopted :
January 7, 2008
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Adopted :
September 17, 2008
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Adopted :
September 23, 2008
Industrial Designs
Geographical Indications
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2008
Adopted :
February 26, 2007
Patents (Inventions)
Other
Industrial Property
IP-related Laws
2008
Adopted :
June 19, 2008
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2008
Adopted :
June 19, 2008
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2008
Adopted :
August 4, 2008
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Adopted :
September 2, 2008
Trademarks
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
January 19, 2008
Adopted :
January 7, 2008
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Adopted :
March 21, 2008
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
December 13, 2008
Adopted :
December 11, 2008
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Entry into force :
February 28, 2007
Adopted :
January 3, 2007
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Adopted :
October 15, 2007
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Adopted :
March 23, 2007
Industrial Designs
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Entry into force :
March 3, 2007
Adopted :
March 1, 2007
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Entry into force :
April 5, 2007
Adopted :
April 4, 2007
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Entry into force :
May 8, 2007
Issued :
May 7, 2007
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Entry into force :
May 10, 2007
Issued :
May 9, 2007
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Entry into force :
May 15, 2007
Issued :
May 14, 2007
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2007
Adopted :
October 17, 2007
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
2007
Adopted :
October 17, 2007
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
2007
Adopted :
December 20, 2007
Other
IP-related Laws
2007
Entry into force :
February 28, 2007
Adopted :
February 26, 2007
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Entry into force :
August 26, 2007
Adopted :
August 10, 2007
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Issued :
February 15, 2007
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Issued :
May 3, 2007
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2006
Entry into force :
August 3, 2006
Adopted :
July 27, 2006
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2006
Adopted :
December 4, 2006
Trademarks
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2006
Entry into force :
December 31, 2006
Adopted :
December 23, 2006
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2006
Entry into force :
May 25, 2006
Adopted :
May 23, 2006
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2006
Adopted :
April 20, 2006
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Main IP Laws
2006
Adopted :
March 1, 2006
Plant Variety Protection
IP-related Laws
2006
Adopted :
March 2, 2006
Industrial Designs
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
2006
Adopted :
March 3, 2006
Plant Variety Protection
IP-related Laws
2006
Adopted :
June 23, 2006
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2006
Adopted :
July 5, 2006
Trademarks
Main IP Laws
2006
Entry into force :
August 4, 2006
Adopted :
August 1, 2006
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2006
Adopted :
June 1, 2006
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2005
Adopted :
June 6, 2005
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2005
Adopted :
November 22, 2005
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2005
Issued :
September 26, 2005
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2005
Adopted :
September 26, 2005
Patents (Inventions)
Plant Variety Protection
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2005
Entry into force :
January 1, 2006
Adopted :
December 30, 2005
Industrial Designs
Competition
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2005
Adopted :
May 23, 2005
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2005
Entry into force :
October 22, 2005
Adopted :
October 20, 2005
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2005
Adopted :
May 19, 2005
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2005
Entry into force :
July 27, 2005
Adopted :
July 26, 2005
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2005
Adopted :
July 1, 2004
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2004
Entry into force :
March 4, 2004
Adopted :
February 25, 2004
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2004
Adopted :
January 6, 2004
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2004
Entry into force :
September 2, 2004
Adopted :
August 31, 2004
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2004
Adopted :
August 31, 2004
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2004
Entry into force :
February 12, 2004
Adopted :
February 11, 2004
Industrial Property
Main IP Laws
2004
Adopted :
December 8, 2004
Patents (Inventions)
IP-related Laws
2004
Entry into force :
March 10, 2004
Adopted :
March 9, 2004
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Plant Variety Protection
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
2004
Entry into force :
June 23, 2004
Adopted :
June 21, 2004
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2004
Adopted :
August 6, 2004
Patents (Inventions)
Other
IP-related Laws
2004
Entry into force :
June 24, 1992
Adopted :
June 20, 1992
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2004
Entry into force :
October 2, 2004
Adopted :
September 23, 2004
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2003
Entry into force :
March 5, 2003
Adopted :
February 24, 2003
IP Regulatory Body
Main IP Laws
2003
Adopted :
June 18, 2003
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2003
Adopted :
August 1, 2003
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2002
Adopted :
July 4, 2002
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Main IP Laws
2002
Entry into force :
September 15, 2002
Issued :
August 7, 2002
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2002
Entry into force :
February 20, 2002
Adopted :
February 18, 2002
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2002
Entry into force :
September 11, 2002
Adopted :
August 22, 2002
Geographical Indications
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2002
Entry into force :
December 13, 2002
Adopted :
December 4, 2002
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2002
Entry into force :
March 4, 2002
Issued :
February 28, 2002
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2002
Entry into force :
January 20, 1995
Issued :
January 12, 1995
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2002
Entry into force :
March 13, 2002
Adopted :
March 11, 2002
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2002
Adopted :
March 20, 2002
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2001
Entry into force :
February 15, 2001
Adopted :
February 13, 2001
Patents (Inventions)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2001
Entry into force :
February 16, 2001
Adopted :
February 13, 2001
Patents (Inventions)
Plant Variety Protection
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2001
Entry into force :
April 18, 2001
Adopted :
April 17, 2001
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2001
Entry into force :
September 8, 2001
Adopted :
September 6, 2001
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2001
Adopted :
July 17, 2001
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2001
Adopted :
December 3, 2001
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2001
Adopted :
July 17, 2001
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Main IP Laws
2001
Entry into force :
July 2, 1998
Adopted :
July 1, 1998
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2001
Entry into force :
August 29, 2001
Adopted :
June 14, 2001
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2001
Adopted :
July 25, 2001
Utility Models
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2001
Entry into force :
April 1, 1996
Adopted :
March 28, 1996
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2000
Adopted :
September 4, 1979
Geographical Indications
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2000
Entry into force :
March 23, 2000
Adopted :
March 13, 2000
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
2000
Entry into force :
August 2, 2000
Adopted :
August 1, 2000
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2000
Entry into force :
December 10, 2000
Adopted :
December 5, 2000
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1999
Entry into force :
June 2, 1999
Adopted :
May 21, 1999
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1999
Adopted :
September 2, 1999
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1998
Adopted :
November 18, 1998
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1998
Entry into force :
November 19, 1998
Adopted :
November 18, 1998
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1998
Entry into force :
November 19, 1998
Adopted :
November 18, 1998
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
IP Regulatory Body
Main IP Laws
1998
Entry into force :
July 2, 1998
Adopted :
July 1, 1998
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1997
Entry into force :
December 31, 1997
Adopted :
December 23, 1997
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1997
Adopted :
August 22, 1997
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1997
Adopted :
September 10, 1997
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1997
Adopted :
September 10, 1997
Patents (Inventions)
Plant Variety Protection
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1997
Adopted :
September 10, 1997
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1997
Entry into force :
September 24, 1997
Adopted :
September 17, 1997
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Main IP Laws
1997
Entry into force :
April 1, 1997
Adopted :
March 27, 1997
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1997
Issued :
April 7, 1997
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1996
Entry into force :
February 9, 1996
Adopted :
February 2, 1996
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1996
Adopted :
October 2, 1996
Patents (Inventions)
Main IP Laws
1996
Entry into force :
January 4, 1995
Adopted :
January 3, 1995
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Main IP Laws
1996
Adopted :
December 18, 1996
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
Trade Names
Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1995
Adopted :
December 28, 1995
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1995
Entry into force :
January 12, 1995
Adopted :
January 5, 1995
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1995
Entry into force :
April 14, 1995
Adopted :
April 10, 1995
Plant Variety Protection
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1995
Entry into force :
April 20, 1995
Adopted :
April 14, 1995
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1995
Entry into force :
May 6, 1995
Adopted :
May 4, 1995
Geographical Indications
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1995
Entry into force :
January 20, 1995
Adopted :
January 12, 1995
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1995
Entry into force :
January 20, 1995
Adopted :
January 12, 1995
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1995
Entry into force :
January 21, 1995
Adopted :
January 12, 1995
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1995
Entry into force :
January 20, 1995
Adopted :
January 12, 1995
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1995
Entry into force :
January 17, 1995
Adopted :
January 6, 1995
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1995
Entry into force :
May 6, 1995
Adopted :
March 17, 1995
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1994
Entry into force :
January 1, 1994
Adopted :
December 31, 1993
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1994
Adopted :
December 8, 1994
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
Plant Variety Protection
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1994
Adopted :
June 13, 1994
Geographical Indications
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1994
Entry into force :
July 19, 1994
Adopted :
July 6, 1994
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1994
Entry into force :
September 30, 1994
Adopted :
September 27, 1994
Industrial Designs
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1994
Entry into force :
January 27, 1994
Adopted :
January 10, 1994
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
1994
Entry into force :
January 1, 1994
Adopted :
December 31, 1993
Patents (Inventions)
Main IP Laws
1994
Adopted :
February 5, 1994
Industrial Designs
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
1994
Entry into force :
March 22, 2010
Adopted :
March 22, 2010
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
1994
Adopted :
June 28, 1994
Patents (Inventions)
IP-related Laws
1994
Entry into force :
July 30, 1994
Adopted :
July 29, 1994
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1994
Entry into force :
December 31, 1994
Adopted :
December 29, 1994
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1994
Entry into force :
November 8, 1994
Adopted :
October 24, 1994
Geographical Indications
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1993
Entry into force :
August 19, 1993
Adopted :
August 12, 1993
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1993
Entry into force :
May 17, 1936
Adopted :
May 15, 1936
Geographical Indications
IP-related Laws
1993
Entry into force :
September 1, 1993
Adopted :
December 16, 1992
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
IP-related Laws
1992
Entry into force :
June 24, 1992
Adopted :
June 20, 1992
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
Main IP Laws
1992
Entry into force :
July 3, 1992
Adopted :
July 1, 1992
Patents (Inventions)
Industrial Designs
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Trade Names
Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
Competition
Plant Variety Protection
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1992
Adopted :
June 23, 1992
Geographical Indications
IP-related Laws
1989
Issued :
June 14, 2007
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1988
Entry into force :
March 15, 1988
Adopted :
March 9, 1988
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1988
Adopted :
April 15, 1988
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1986
Entry into force :
December 31, 1986
Adopted :
December 29, 1986
Competition
IP-related Laws
1986
Entry into force :
October 2, 1986
Adopted :
September 30, 1986
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
1986
Entry into force :
December 24, 1986
Adopted :
December 23, 1986
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1986
Adopted :
December 1, 1986
Competition
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1983
Adopted :
March 31, 1983
Plant Variety Protection
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
1982
Adopted :
December 14, 1982
Plant Variety Protection
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1980
Adopted :
December 30, 1980
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1980
Adopted :
July 21, 1980
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1979
Entry into force :
September 8, 1979
Adopted :
September 4, 1979
Geographical Indications
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1978
Issued :
April 21, 1978
Patents (Inventions)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1978
Entry into force :
November 28, 1978
Issued :
November 13, 1978
Patents (Inventions)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1978
Entry into force :
December 28, 1978
Issued :
December 18, 1978
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
1978
Entry into force :
January 7, 1978
Adopted :
January 6, 1978
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1977
Issued :
September 27, 1977
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
1977
Adopted :
May 17, 1977
Patents (Inventions)
IP-related Laws
1977
Adopted :
May 17, 1977
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1976
Adopted :
March 8, 1976
Patents (Inventions)
Utility Models
Main IP Laws
1975
Entry into force :
August 17, 1975
Adopted :
August 6, 1975
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Industrial Property
Main IP Laws
1975
Entry into force :
October 1, 1975
Issued :
September 22, 1975
Industrial Designs
Main IP Laws
1975
Entry into force :
October 8, 1975
Adopted :
October 2, 1975
Industrial Designs
IP-related Laws
1975
Entry into force :
December 12, 1975
Adopted :
December 10, 1975
Trademarks
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1974
Adopted :
November 18, 1955
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Main IP Laws
1974
Entry into force :
August 28, 1974
Adopted :
August 21, 1974
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Main IP Laws
1974
Entry into force :
October 10, 1974
Adopted :
October 4, 1974
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Main IP Laws
1974
Entry into force :
November 27, 1974
Adopted :
November 20, 1974
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1973
Adopted :
November 9, 1973
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1968
Entry into force :
September 15, 1968
Adopted :
September 13, 1968
Geographical Indications
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1966
Adopted :
November 2, 1966
Geographical Indications
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1955
Entry into force :
May 22, 1955
Adopted :
May 20, 1955
Geographical Indications
IP-related Laws
1955
Adopted :
August 6, 1955
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Main IP Laws
1951
Entry into force :
April 24, 1951
Adopted :
April 19, 1951
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
1950
Entry into force :
December 22, 1950
Adopted :
December 21, 1950
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1947
Adopted :
January 16, 1947
Patents (Inventions)

Treaties (96 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
October 5, 2016
November 4, 2016
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
October 28, 2011
October 28, 2011
September 21, 2016
January 1, 2017
Host Institution: European Union (EU)
December 13, 2007
December 1, 2009
December 13, 2007
February 14, 2008
December 1, 2009
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
December 13, 2006
May 3, 2008
March 30, 2007
February 18, 2010
March 20, 2010
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
December 13, 2006
May 3, 2008
September 23, 2008
February 18, 2010
March 20, 2010
March 27, 2006
March 16, 2009
March 28, 2006
August 28, 2009
November 28, 2009
December 8, 2005
January 14, 2007
December 8, 2005
July 17, 2009
January 17, 2010
October 20, 2005
March 18, 2007
December 18, 2006
March 18, 2007
October 17, 2003
April 20, 2006
July 11, 2006
October 11, 2006
May 21, 2003
October 8, 2009
May 21, 2003
July 10, 2009
October 8, 2009
May 21, 2003
February 27, 2005
June 16, 2003
October 19, 2004
February 27, 2005
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
January 28, 2003
March 1, 2006
January 28, 2003
January 10, 2006
May 1, 2006
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
November 23, 2001
July 1, 2004
November 23, 2001
January 10, 2006
May 1, 2006
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
November 8, 2001
April 1, 2014
March 14, 2002
April 9, 2010
April 1, 2014
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
November 8, 2001
January 1, 2008
March 14, 2002
April 9, 2010
August 1, 2010
November 3, 2001
June 29, 2004
June 6, 2002
July 11, 2005
October 9, 2005
November 2, 2001
January 2, 2009
February 7, 2013
May 7, 2013
May 22, 2001
May 17, 2004
May 23, 2001
February 17, 2004
May 17, 2004
October 17, 2000
May 1, 2008
June 29, 2001
January 29, 2008
May 1, 2008
June 1, 2000
April 28, 2005
September 14, 2000
October 5, 2009
January 5, 2010
June 17, 1999
August 4, 2005
June 17, 1999
May 6, 2005
August 4, 2005
March 26, 1999
March 9, 2004
March 20, 2017
June 20, 2017
June 25, 1998
October 30, 2001
June 25, 1998
July 8, 2002
October 6, 2002
December 11, 1997
February 16, 2005
April 29, 1998
May 31, 2002
February 16, 2005
December 20, 1996
May 20, 2002
October 9, 1997
December 14, 2009
March 14, 2010
December 20, 1996
March 6, 2002
October 9, 1997
December 14, 2009
March 14, 2010
October 27, 1994
August 1, 1996
April 12, 1995
September 15, 2006
December 15, 2006
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
June 17, 1994
December 26, 1996
October 14, 1994
June 12, 1997
September 10, 1997
Host Institution: World Trade Organization (WTO)
April 15, 1994
January 1, 1995
January 1, 1995
Host Institution: World Trade Organization (WTO)
April 15, 1994
January 1, 1995
January 1, 1995
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
October 2, 1992
April 1, 1994
March 19, 1993
November 9, 2001
March 1, 2002
May 9, 1992
March 21, 1994
June 13, 1992
March 25, 1994
June 23, 1994
Host Institution: European Union (EU)
May 2, 1992
January 1, 1994
May 2, 1992
December 10, 1993
January 1, 1994
March 17, 1992
October 6, 1996
March 18, 1992
June 30, 1998
September 28, 1998
June 27, 1989
December 1, 1995
June 28, 1989
August 7, 1997
November 7, 1997
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
May 5, 1989
May 1, 1993
February 12, 1991
October 21, 1994
February 1, 1995
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
March 22, 1985
September 22, 1988
March 22, 1985
December 4, 1987
September 22, 1988
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
March 21, 1983
January 1, 1985
February 27, 1984
March 23, 1984
January 1, 1985
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
December 10, 1982
November 16, 1994
December 10, 1982
April 11, 1996
May 11, 1996
October 21, 1982
October 15, 1985
February 1, 1984
June 12, 1987
September 12, 1987
April 11, 1980
January 1, 1988
August 27, 1981
August 6, 1982
January 1, 1988
June 8, 1977
December 7, 1978
April 11, 2001
October 11, 2001
June 8, 1977
December 7, 1978
February 24, 1984
August 24, 1984
April 28, 1977
August 19, 1980
April 28, 1977
February 21, 1980
August 19, 1980
November 26, 1976
January 2, 1982
June 18, 1980
January 3, 1986
July 3, 1986
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
January 14, 1974
December 31, 1974
June 17, 1974
June 17, 1974
December 31, 1974
October 5, 1973
October 7, 1977
October 5, 1973
July 1, 1977
October 7, 1977
June 12, 1973
August 9, 1985
June 12, 1973
June 11, 1975
August 9, 1985
November 16, 1972
December 17, 1975
June 27, 1975
December 17, 1975
October 29, 1971
April 18, 1973
October 29, 1971
September 12, 1972
April 18, 1973
July 24, 1971
July 10, 1974
July 24, 1971
September 11, 1972
July 10, 1974
July 24, 1971
July 10, 1974
July 24, 1971
September 11, 1972
July 10, 1974
July 24, 1971
July 10, 1974
July 24, 1971
September 11, 1972
July 10, 1974
March 24, 1971
October 7, 1975
September 20, 1971
November 16, 1972
October 7, 1975
November 14, 1970
April 24, 1972
January 7, 1997
April 7, 1997
June 19, 1970
January 24, 1978
December 31, 1970
November 25, 1977
February 25, 1978
October 8, 1968
April 27, 1971
March 12, 1969
June 11, 1975
September 13, 1975
July 14, 1967
April 26, 1970
July 14, 1967
July 18, 1974
October 18, 1974
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
December 16, 1966
January 3, 1976
November 4, 1980
February 4, 1981
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
January 22, 1965
October 19, 1967
January 22, 1965
March 5, 1968
April 6, 1968
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
January 22, 1965
March 24, 1965
January 22, 1965
January 22, 1965
March 24, 1965
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
November 27, 1963
August 1, 1980
November 27, 1963
February 27, 1980
August 1, 1980
December 2, 1961
August 10, 1968
December 2, 1961
September 3, 1971
October 3, 1971
October 26, 1961
May 18, 1964
October 26, 1961
April 3, 1987
July 3, 1987
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
June 22, 1960
July 1, 1961
June 22, 1960
June 22, 1960
July 1, 1961
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
December 15, 1958
July 1, 1961
December 15, 1958
December 15, 1958
July 1, 1961
October 31, 1958
September 25, 1966
October 31, 1958
March 22, 1961
September 25, 1966
June 10, 1958
June 7, 1959
November 25, 1958
June 26, 1959
September 24, 1959
June 15, 1957
April 8, 1961
June 15, 1957
November 9, 1959
April 8, 1961
Host Institution: Italy
March 25, 1957
January 1, 1958
March 25, 1957
August 2, 1957
January 1, 1958
Host Institution: Italy
March 25, 1957
January 1, 1958
March 25, 1957
August 2, 1957
January 1, 1958
September 28, 1954
June 6, 1960
January 12, 1955
March 8, 1960
June 6, 1960
May 14, 1954
August 7, 1956
May 14, 1954
June 7, 1957
September 7, 1957
May 14, 1954
August 7, 1956
May 14, 1954
June 7, 1957
September 7, 1957
September 6, 1952
September 16, 1955
September 6, 1952
October 14, 1955
October 14, 1955
September 6, 1952
September 16, 1955
September 6, 1952
October 14, 1955
January 14, 1956
September 6, 1952
September 16, 1955
September 6, 1952
October 14, 1955
January 14, 1956
September 6, 1952
August 19, 1954
September 6, 1952
October 14, 1955
October 14, 1955
December 6, 1951
October 2, 2005
December 6, 1951
August 20, 1957
October 2, 2005
Host Institution: Italy
June 1, 1951
July 12, 1953
June 1, 1951
May 20, 1952
July 12, 1953
November 22, 1950
May 21, 1952
May 14, 1951
October 14, 1957
January 14, 1958
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
December 8, 1949
June 28, 1951
December 28, 1951
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
December 8, 1949
June 28, 1951
December 28, 1951
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
December 8, 1949
June 28, 1951
December 28, 1951
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
December 8, 1949
June 28, 1951
December 28, 1951
December 7, 1944
April 4, 1947
December 7, 1944
March 25, 1947
April 24, 1947
November 6, 1925
June 1, 1928
November 6, 1925
September 9, 1930
October 20, 1930
Host Institution: League of Nations (LON)
April 20, 1921
October 31, 1922
April 20, 1921
September 19, 1924
December 18, 1924
April 14, 1891
July 15, 1892
April 14, 1891
June 15, 1892
July 15, 1892
April 14, 1891
July 15, 1892
April 14, 1891
June 15, 1892
July 15, 1892
September 9, 1886
December 4, 1887
September 9, 1886
September 5, 1887
December 5, 1887
March 20, 1883
July 7, 1884
March 20, 1883
June 6, 1884
July 7, 1884
October 29, 2010
October 12, 2014
September 20, 2011
August 31, 2016
November 29, 2016
October 15, 2010
March 5, 2018
May 11, 2011
October 1, 2019
December 30, 2019
January 29, 2000
September 11, 2003
May 24, 2000
April 7, 2003
September 11, 2003
June 5, 1992
December 29, 1993
June 13, 1992
July 1, 1994
September 29, 1994

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