Criminal Code of the Republic of Panama (approved by Law No. 14 of May 18, 2007, with amendments and additions introduced by Law N° 26 of 2008)

Year of Version:
Entry into force: May 22, 2008
Adopted: May 18, 2007
Type of Text:
IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Traditional Cultural Expressions, Traditional Knowledge (TK), Other, Industrial Property
For provisions relating to intellectual property, see Chapter VI, Sections 1(a), 2(a) and 3(a) on intellectual property crimes, including crimes against copyright, industrial property rights and collective rights of indigenous peoples and traditional knowledge.
Available Texts:
Código Penal de la República de Panamá (adoptado por la Ley N° 14 de 18 de mayo de 2007, con las modificaciones y adiciones introducidas por la Ley N° 26 de 2008) pdf html (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
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