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Type of Text Title Version Dates Subject Matter
Constitution/Basic Law
2017
Adopted :
August 24, 1815
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Laws/Regulations (49 texts)

Type of Text Title Version Dates Subject Matter
Main IP Laws
2023
Status as of :
June 1, 2023
Published :
February 16, 1995
Enacted :
December 15, 1994
Patents (Inventions)
Utility Models
Main IP Laws
2019
Entry into force :
March 1, 2019
Amended up to :
December 11, 2017
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Industrial Designs
IP Regulatory Body
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2018
Entry into force :
October 22, 2018
Adopted :
October 17, 2018
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Main IP Laws
2018
Published :
October 22, 2018
Enacted :
October 17, 2018
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Main IP Laws
2017
Published :
October 5, 1912
Enacted :
September 23, 1912
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Main IP Laws
2017
Published :
April 1, 1993
Enacted :
March 18, 1993
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2017
Issued :
May 31, 2017
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2015
Amended up to :
November 1, 2015
Published :
March 20, 2003
Enacted :
March 6, 2003
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2013
Entry into force :
July 1, 2013
Adopted :
June 20, 2013
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
IP Regulatory Body
Other
IP-related Laws
2011
Adopted :
April 8, 1971
Geographical Indications
Other
IP-related Laws
2011
Adopted :
May 22, 1997
Trademarks
Trade Names
Competition
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2011
Adopted :
January 1, 1986
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2011
Adopted :
December 8, 2005
Plant Variety Protection
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
January 1, 2010
Issued :
December 8, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
January 1, 2010
Adopted :
December 8, 2009
IP Regulatory Body
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
July 1, 2010
Adopted :
February 22, 2010
Patents (Inventions)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Entry into force :
April 1, 2010
Adopted :
November 6, 2009
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Adopted :
July 7, 2010
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Transfer of Technology
Main IP Laws
2010
Published :
April 7, 2005
Enacted :
February 19, 2005
Plant Variety Protection
IP-related Laws
2009
Adopted :
December 29, 2008
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2009
Adopted :
March 10, 1988
Trademarks
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2009
Adopted :
March 31, 2009
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Entry into force :
January 1, 2008
Adopted :
January 1, 2008
Trademarks
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2008
Adopted :
February 26, 2008
Competition
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Transfer of Technology
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Adopted :
November 5, 2007
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Adopted :
May 7, 2004
Competition
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Transfer of Technology
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Adopted :
June 18, 2007
Patents (Inventions)
Trademarks
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Transfer of Technology
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Adopted :
January 16, 2006
Plant Variety Protection
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2006
Published :
May 13, 2006
Enacted :
May 10, 2006
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Industrial Designs
IP Regulatory Body
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2006
Entry into force :
July 1, 2003
Adopted :
June 4, 2003
Geographical Indications
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2006
Adopted :
December 23, 1983
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2006
Entry into force :
February 1, 2006
Adopted :
January 16, 2006
Other
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2006
Adopted :
January 16, 2006
Plant Variety Protection
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2005
Adopted :
December 8, 2005
Plant Variety Protection
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2004
Entry into force :
July 29, 2011
Adopted :
December 10, 1991
Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2003
Adopted :
October 12, 1932
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
2000
Adopted :
June 8, 2000
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
2000
Adopted :
March 23, 2000
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
IP-related Laws
1999
Entry into force :
July 20, 1999
Adopted :
July 8, 1999
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
1999
Entry into force :
May 1, 1999
Adopted :
March 4, 1999
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Traditional Cultural Expressions
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1997
Adopted :
October 17, 1997
Trade Names
Competition
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Other
IP-related Laws
1996
Adopted :
June 26, 1996
Plant Variety Protection
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Main IP Laws
1996
Published :
November 5, 1987
Enacted :
October 28, 1987
Patents (Inventions)
Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
IP-related Laws
1995
Entry into force :
January 1, 1995
Adopted :
December 21, 1994
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1994
Entry into force :
November 7, 1987
Adopted :
July 23, 1987
Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
IP Regulatory Body
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1986
Entry into force :
May 13, 1986
Adopted :
February 19, 1986
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1985
Adopted :
June 20, 1974
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Main IP Laws
1954
Published :
July 18, 1921
Enacted :
July 5, 1921
Trade Names
Implementing Rules/Regulations
1933
Entry into force :
April 15, 1933
Adopted :
March 24, 1933
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)

Treaties (95 records)

Title Host Institution Date of Adoption (Treaty) Entry into Force (Treaty) Signature (Party) Instrument (Party) Entry into Force (Party) Additional Information
December 11, 2017
March 1, 2019
December 11, 2017
August 24, 2018
March 1, 2019
December 12, 2015
November 4, 2016
April 22, 2016
July 28, 2017
August 27, 2017
December 16, 2014
June 1, 2018
December 16, 2014
March 26, 2018
June 1, 2018
May 21, 2014
June 1, 2018
May 21, 2014
March 26, 2018
June 1, 2018
July 22, 2010
October 1, 2013
July 22, 2010
January 4, 2013
October 1, 2013
Host Institution: European Union (EU)
December 13, 2007
December 1, 2009
December 13, 2007
September 11, 2008
December 1, 2009
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
December 13, 2006
May 3, 2008
March 30, 2007
June 14, 2016
July 14, 2016
March 27, 2006
March 16, 2009
October 2, 2009
January 8, 2014
December 8, 2005
January 14, 2007
March 14, 2006
December 13, 2006
June 13, 2007
October 20, 2005
March 18, 2007
October 9, 2009
January 9, 2010
February 25, 2005
September 1, 2006
February 25, 2005
June 29, 2006
September 1, 2006
October 17, 2003
April 20, 2006
May 15, 2012
August 15, 2012
May 21, 2003
October 8, 2009
May 21, 2003
February 11, 2008
October 8, 2009
May 21, 2003
February 27, 2005
June 16, 2003
January 27, 2005
April 27, 2005
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
January 28, 2003
March 1, 2006
January 28, 2003
July 22, 2010
November 1, 2010
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
November 23, 2001
July 1, 2004
November 23, 2001
November 16, 2006
March 1, 2007
November 3, 2001
June 29, 2004
June 6, 2002
November 18, 2005
February 16, 2006
May 22, 2001
May 17, 2004
May 23, 2001
January 28, 2002
May 17, 2004
October 17, 2000
May 1, 2008
October 17, 2000
October 5, 2006
May 1, 2008
June 1, 2000
April 28, 2005
May 31, 2001
September 27, 2010
December 27, 2010
June 17, 1999
August 4, 2005
June 17, 1999
June 25, 2009
September 23, 2009
March 26, 1999
March 9, 2004
March 26, 1999
January 30, 2007
April 30, 2007
June 25, 1998
October 30, 2001
June 25, 1998
December 29, 2004
March 29, 2005
December 11, 1997
February 16, 2005
April 29, 1998
May 31, 2002
February 16, 2005
December 20, 1996
May 20, 2002
December 2, 1997
December 14, 2009
March 14, 2010
December 20, 1996
March 6, 2002
December 2, 1997
December 14, 2009
March 14, 2010
March 28, 1995
May 1, 1999
March 28, 1995
February 12, 1999
May 1, 1999
October 27, 1994
August 1, 1996
October 23, 1995
September 19, 1996
August 11, 2012
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
June 17, 1994
December 26, 1996
October 15, 1994
June 27, 1995
December 26, 1996
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
July 4, 1994
March 24, 1995
July 1, 1995
May 9, 1992
March 21, 1994
June 4, 1992
December 20, 1993
March 21, 1994
Host Institution: European Union (EU)
May 2, 1992
January 1, 1994
May 2, 1992
December 31, 1992
January 1, 1994
March 17, 1992
October 6, 1996
March 18, 1992
March 14, 1995
October 6, 1996
June 27, 1989
December 1, 1995
December 27, 1989
November 28, 1997
April 1, 1998
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
March 22, 1985
September 22, 1988
March 22, 1985
September 28, 1988
December 27, 1988
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
December 10, 1982
November 16, 1994
December 10, 1982
June 28, 1996
July 28, 1996
October 21, 1982
October 15, 1985
February 1, 1984
June 12, 1987
September 12, 1987
April 11, 1980
January 1, 1988
May 29, 1981
December 13, 1990
January 1, 1992
June 8, 1977
December 7, 1978
December 12, 1977
June 26, 1987
December 26, 1987
June 8, 1977
December 7, 1978
December 12, 1977
June 26, 1987
December 26, 1987
April 28, 1977
August 19, 1980
April 28, 1977
April 2, 1987
July 2, 1987
November 26, 1976
January 2, 1982
June 18, 1980
July 15, 1981
January 15, 1982
October 5, 1973
October 7, 1977
October 5, 1973
February 28, 1977
October 7, 1977
June 12, 1973
August 9, 1985
June 12, 1973
December 23, 1976
August 9, 1985
November 16, 1972
December 17, 1975
August 26, 1992
November 26, 1992
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
May 16, 1972
June 11, 1976
May 16, 1972
February 21, 1985
May 22, 1985
October 29, 1971
April 18, 1973
July 7, 1993
October 12, 1993
July 24, 1971
July 10, 1974
July 24, 1971
August 30, 1985
August 30, 1985
July 24, 1971
July 10, 1974
July 24, 1971
August 30, 1985
August 30, 1985
July 24, 1971
July 10, 1974
July 24, 1971
August 30, 1985
November 30, 1985
March 24, 1971
October 7, 1975
September 22, 1971
September 13, 1974
October 7, 1975
November 14, 1970
April 24, 1972
July 17, 2009
October 17, 2009
June 19, 1970
January 24, 1978
December 31, 1970
April 10, 1979
July 10, 1979
October 8, 1968
April 27, 1971
October 8, 1968
December 23, 1976
March 30, 1977
July 14, 1967
April 26, 1970
July 14, 1967
October 9, 1974
January 9, 1975
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
December 16, 1966
January 3, 1976
June 25, 1969
December 11, 1978
March 11, 1979
October 25, 1966
January 1, 1974
October 25, 1966
December 21, 1973
January 1, 1974
July 8, 1965
June 9, 1967
December 30, 1965
November 30, 1971
December 30, 1971
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
January 22, 1965
October 19, 1967
July 13, 1965
August 26, 1974
September 27, 1974
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
November 27, 1963
August 1, 1980
December 13, 1963
September 2, 1987
December 3, 1987
March 19, 1962
July 1, 1969
March 19, 1962
September 30, 1963
July 1, 1969
December 2, 1961
August 10, 1968
December 2, 1961
August 8, 1967
August 10, 1968
October 26, 1961
May 18, 1964
July 7, 1993
October 7, 1993
Host Institution: Council of Europe (CE)
December 15, 1958
July 1, 1961
October 7, 1964
February 3, 1967
March 5, 1967
June 10, 1958
June 7, 1959
June 10, 1958
April 24, 1964
July 23, 1964
Host Institution: Benelux
February 3, 1958
November 1, 1960
February 3, 1958
July 15, 1960
November 1, 1960
June 15, 1957
April 8, 1961
June 15, 1957
May 21, 1962
August 20, 1962
Host Institution: Italy
March 25, 1957
January 1, 1958
March 25, 1957
December 5, 1957
January 1, 1958
Host Institution: Italy
March 25, 1957
January 1, 1958
March 25, 1957
December 5, 1957
January 1, 1958
September 28, 1954
June 6, 1960
September 28, 1954
April 12, 1962
July 11, 1962
May 14, 1954
August 7, 1956
May 14, 1954
October 14, 1958
January 14, 1959
May 14, 1954
August 7, 1956
May 14, 1954
October 14, 1958
January 14, 1959
September 6, 1952
September 16, 1955
September 6, 1952
March 22, 1967
March 22, 1967
September 6, 1952
September 16, 1955
September 6, 1952
March 22, 1967
March 22, 1967
September 6, 1952
September 16, 1955
September 6, 1952
March 22, 1967
June 22, 1967
September 6, 1952
August 19, 1954
September 6, 1952
March 23, 1967
March 23, 1967
December 6, 1951
October 2, 2005
December 6, 1951
October 29, 1954
October 2, 2005
Host Institution: Italy
June 1, 1951
July 12, 1953
June 1, 1951
October 29, 1953
November 28, 1953
November 22, 1950
May 21, 1952
November 22, 1950
October 31, 1957
January 31, 1958
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
December 8, 1949
August 3, 1954
February 3, 1955
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
December 8, 1949
August 3, 1954
February 3, 1955
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
December 8, 1949
August 3, 1954
February 3, 1955
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
December 8, 1949
August 3, 1954
February 3, 1955
December 7, 1944
April 4, 1947
December 7, 1944
March 26, 1947
April 25, 1947
November 6, 1925
June 1, 1928
February 22, 1979
April 1, 1979
Host Institution: League of Nations (LON)
April 20, 1921
October 31, 1922
April 20, 1921
April 17, 1924
July 16, 1924
April 14, 1891
July 15, 1892
April 14, 1891
March 1, 1893
March 1, 1893
September 9, 1886
December 4, 1887
October 9, 1912
November 1, 1912
March 20, 1883
July 7, 1884
March 20, 1883
June 6, 1884
July 7, 1884
October 29, 2010
October 12, 2014
June 23, 2011
August 19, 2016
November 17, 2016
October 15, 2010
March 5, 2018
March 7, 2011
December 30, 2013
March 5, 2018
January 29, 2000
September 11, 2003
May 24, 2000
January 8, 2002
September 11, 2003
June 5, 1992
December 29, 1993
June 5, 1992
July 12, 1994
October 10, 1994

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