Japan

Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of May 6, 1970, as amended up to Act No. 65 of December 3, 2010)

Year of Version:
2010
Dates:
Entry into force: January 1, 1971
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 of May 6, 1970) incorporates all amendments made to the Act since its adoption up to December 3, 2010 (Act No. 65 of December 3, 2010).
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22年12月3日法律第65号)pdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.
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