China

Advertisement Law of the People's Republic of China

Year of Version:
1995
Dates:
Entry into force: February 1, 1995
Adopted: October 27, 1994
Type of Text:
IP-related Laws
Subject Matter:
Patents (Inventions), Competition, Other
Notes:
The Law contains provisions relating to prohibition of the use of the National Flag or the National Emblem of the People’s Republic of China for advertising (Article 7(1)); patent marking requirements in an advertisement (Article 11); penalties for illegal and false advertisements (Articles 38, 39 & 40); civil liability imposed upon advertisers, advertising agents or advertisement publishers who pass off a patent of another person as their own (Article 47(2)).
Available Texts:
English
Advertisement Law of the People's Republic of Chinapdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
Chinese
中华人民共和国广告法pdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.
CN101