Japan

Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as amended up to Act No. 73 of July 10, 2009)

Year of Version:
2009
Dates:
Adopted: May 6, 1970
Type of Text:
Main IP Laws
Subject Matter:
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Copyright Act (Act No. 48, 1970) incorporates all amendments made in the Act since its adoption up to July 10, 2009 (Act No. 73 of July 10, 2009).
Available Texts:
Japanese
著作権法(昭和45年5月6日法律第48号。最終改正平成21年7月10日法律第73号)pdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.
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