Intellectual Property Code (consolidated version as of October 24, 2019)

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Year of Version:
Adopted: July 1, 1992
Type of Text:
Main IP Laws
Subject Matter:
Patents (Inventions), Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Geographical Indications, Trade Names, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Competition, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Plant Variety Protection, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Genetic Resources, Transfer of Technology, IP Regulatory Body, Industrial Property
This consolidated version of the Intellectual Property Code takes into account amendments up to 'Law No. 2019-775 of July 24, 2019, on the Creation of Neighboring Rights for the Benefit of Press Agencies and Publishers', which entered into force on October 24, 2019.

The said amending Law No. 2019-775 of July 24, 2019 introduced the following amendments to the Legislative Part, Part I of this consolidated version of the IP Code:
- Book II, Single Title, Chapter I, parapraphs 6°, 7° a
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