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Constitution/Basic Law (1 text)

Type of Text Title Version Dates Subject Matter
Constitution/Basic Law
2018
Amended up to :
January 5, 2018
Commenced :
October 8, 1995
Other

Laws/Regulations (25 texts)

Type of Text Title Version Dates Subject Matter
IP-related Laws
2022
Amended :
June 27, 2008
Commenced :
May 19, 2000
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
IP-related Laws
2022
Amended up to :
June 19, 2020
Commenced :
May 17, 1996
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2019
Published :
March 7, 2019
Assented :
February 24, 2019
Genetic Resources
IP-related Laws
2019
Commenced :
May 31, 2019
Published :
April 30, 2019
Assented :
March 31, 2019
Industrial Property
Trademarks
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2019
Commenced :
May 31, 2019
Published :
May 31, 2019
Issued :
May 30, 2019
Trademarks
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2019
Commenced :
November 8, 2019
Published :
November 8, 2019
Issued :
July 5, 2019
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2018
Published :
October 12, 2018
Issued :
September 4, 2018
Commenced :
August 12, 2018
Geographical Indications
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2017
Commenced :
June 2, 2017
Published :
June 2, 2017
Issued :
April 28, 2017
Industrial Property
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2017
Commenced :
February 10, 2017
Published :
February 10, 2017
Issued :
March 10, 2015
Patents (Inventions)
Utility Models
Industrial Designs
Other
Main IP Laws
2015
Commenced :
April 1, 2015
Published :
February 28, 2014
Assented :
January 6, 2014
Patents (Inventions)
Utility Models
Industrial Designs
Other
Main IP Laws
2013
Commenced :
August 6, 2018
Published :
October 11, 2013
Assented :
October 2, 2013
Geographical Indications
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2012
Commenced :
September 4, 2012
Published :
September 4, 2012
Issued :
October 3, 2011
Trademarks
IP-related Laws
2011
Published :
March 18, 2011
Assented :
February 17, 2011
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Trademarks
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Patents (Inventions)
Utility Models
Industrial Designs
Industrial Property
Geographical Indications
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2010
Commenced :
January 15, 2010
Published :
January 15, 2010
Issued :
August 20, 2009
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Main IP Laws
2010
Commenced :
September 3, 2010
Published :
September 3, 2010
Assented :
August 9, 2010
Trademarks
Main IP Laws
2009
Commenced :
June 12, 2009
Published :
June 12, 2009
Assented :
April 25, 2009
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2007
Commenced :
November 21, 2007
Published :
November 21, 2007
Issued :
February 26, 2007
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Main IP Laws
2006
Commenced :
August 4, 2006
Published :
August 4, 2006
Assented :
May 31, 2006
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Implementing Rules/Regulations
2005
Commenced :
March 18, 2005
Published :
March 18, 2005
Issued :
December 1, 2004
Genetic Resources
IP-related Laws
2004
Commenced :
August 16, 2004
IP Regulatory Body
IP-related Laws
2000
Commenced :
January 1, 1929
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2000
Commenced :
June 15, 1950
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2000
Commenced :
May 7, 1959
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
IP-related Laws
2000
Commenced :
October 9, 1962
Trademarks
IP-related Laws
2000
Commenced :
September 30, 1943
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)

IP Legal Literature (3 texts)

Type of Text Title Version Dates Subject Matter
IP Legal Literature
2019
Approval :
May 27, 2019
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Genetic Resources
Industrial Property
Traditional Knowledge (TK)
Trademarks
Plant Variety Protection
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Geographical Indications
Industrial Designs
Patents (Inventions)
IP Regulatory Body
Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Utility Models
Transfer of Technology
Traditional Cultural Expressions
IP Legal Literature
2007
Adopted :
June 1, 2007
Genetic Resources
IP Legal Literature
2005
Issued :
February 1, 2005
Enforcement of IP and Related Laws

Treaties (54 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
June 28, 2013
April 23, 2018
July 23, 2018
June 24, 2012
April 28, 2020
October 8, 2012
January 28, 2022
April 28, 2022
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
December 13, 2006
May 3, 2008
March 30, 2007
September 25, 2008
October 25, 2008
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
December 13, 2006
May 3, 2008
March 30, 2007
September 25, 2008
October 25, 2008
December 8, 2005
January 14, 2007
May 21, 2008
November 21, 2008
October 20, 2005
March 18, 2007
April 8, 2015
July 8, 2015
October 17, 2003
April 20, 2006
May 13, 2009
August 13, 2009
October 4, 2003
October 21, 2004
September 14, 2005
September 14, 2005
May 21, 2003
February 27, 2005
March 5, 2004
June 20, 2007
September 18, 2007
November 3, 2001
June 29, 2004
March 25, 2003
June 29, 2004
May 22, 2001
May 17, 2004
July 20, 2004
October 18, 2004
Host Institution: African Union
July 11, 2000
May 26, 2001
February 25, 2001
April 3, 2001
May 26, 2001
Host Institution: East African Community (EAC)
November 30, 1999
July 7, 2000
November 30, 1999
June 6, 2000
July 7, 2000
December 11, 1997
February 16, 2005
March 25, 2002
February 16, 2005
December 20, 1996
May 20, 2002
January 28, 2022
April 28, 2022
December 20, 1996
March 6, 2002
January 28, 2022
April 28, 2022
June 30, 1994
May 24, 1996
June 30, 1994
January 5, 1996
May 24, 1996
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
June 17, 1994
December 26, 1996
November 21, 1994
June 25, 1997
September 23, 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
November 19, 1993
March 6, 1997
November 21, 2000
November 5, 1993
December 8, 1994
January 18, 1994
December 8, 1994
May 9, 1992
March 21, 1994
June 13, 1992
September 8, 1993
March 21, 1994
June 3, 1991
May 12, 1994
June 3, 1991
December 31, 1991
May 12, 1994
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
March 22, 1985
September 22, 1988
June 24, 1988
September 22, 1988
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
December 10, 1982
November 16, 1994
December 10, 1982
November 9, 1990
November 16, 1994
December 10, 1982
April 25, 1984
April 25, 1984
September 26, 1981
September 25, 1982
September 21, 1983
October 21, 1983
April 11, 1980
January 1, 1988
February 12, 1992
March 1, 1993
June 8, 1977
December 7, 1978
March 13, 1991
September 13, 1991
June 8, 1977
December 7, 1978
March 13, 1991
September 13, 1991
December 9, 1976
February 15, 1978
August 8, 1978
July 5, 1976
September 19, 1990
May 10, 1986
September 19, 1990
June 6, 1975
February 12, 1976
February 16, 1976
February 16, 1976
November 16, 1972
December 17, 1975
November 20, 1987
February 20, 1988
June 19, 1970
January 24, 1978
November 9, 1994
February 9, 1995
July 14, 1967
April 26, 1970
July 18, 1973
October 18, 1973
Host Institution: United Nations (UN)
December 16, 1966
January 3, 1976
January 21, 1987
April 21, 1987
June 10, 1958
June 7, 1959
February 12, 1992
May 12, 1992
September 28, 1954
June 6, 1960
April 15, 1965
July 14, 1965
December 6, 1951
October 2, 2005
August 29, 2007
August 29, 2007
November 22, 1950
May 21, 1952
April 15, 1965
July 15, 1965
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
May 18, 1964
November 18, 1964
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
May 18, 1964
November 18, 1964
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
May 18, 1964
November 18, 1964
August 12, 1949
October 21, 1950
May 18, 1964
November 18, 1964
December 7, 1944
April 4, 1947
April 10, 1967
May 10, 1967
September 9, 1886
December 4, 1887
January 28, 2022
April 28, 2022
March 20, 1883
July 7, 1884
May 14, 1965
June 14, 1965
October 29, 2010
October 12, 2014
June 25, 2014
October 12, 2014
October 15, 2010
March 5, 2018
June 25, 2014
March 5, 2018
January 29, 2000
September 11, 2003
May 24, 2000
November 30, 2001
September 11, 2003
June 5, 1992
December 29, 1993
June 12, 1992
September 8, 1993
December 29, 1993

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