IP Information Centre
IP Information Centre

General IP Protection and Enforcement

172

Legislation, regulations, and expert documentations relevant to the general protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights

Copyrights and related rights

125

Legislation and documentation related to copyright protection 

Civil law/procedures

69

Expert documentation and references on civil procedure and civil procedure law 

Criminal law/procedures

31

The provisions in the criminal and criminal procedure laws, which are supplemented by a number of documentations relevant to criminal protection  

Customs

21

Customs legislation related to the protection and enforcement of IP 

Administrative law/procedures

24

Expert documentation and references on general administrative and administrative procedure related to the protection and enforcement of IPR.

Geographical Indications

32

Laws, regulations and expert documentations relevant to the protection of Geographical indications (GIs)

Internet related legislation and IP Protection online

60

Laws and regulations relevant to IP protection in the on-line environment

Patent

134

Legislation  and documentation relevant to patent protection and enforcement, covering three types of patents: inventions, utility models, and designs. 

Plant varieties

14

Laws and regulations related to the protection of new plant varieties and agricultural genetically modified organisms

Technology transfer

7

Expert documentation and references on issues related to IP and technology transfer 

Trademarks

108

Laws, regulations and expert documentations relevant to trademark protection

Trade secret and unfair competition

68

Legislation relevant to trade secrets, unfair competition and market order for the protection of IP

Case analysis

36

A selection of leading case law and analysis to demonstrate the legal framework and principles on IP protection

IP management

21

Expert documentations and references to IP Management for the protection of IP 

Trade Fairs

22

Expert documentation and references on best practice and experience of IP protection at trade fairs

Designs

22

Expert documentation and references on registration, protection and enforcement of designs, including utility models.

IP & competition law/policy

54

Provisions and policies on anti-competitive and unfair market behaviour related to the protection of IP

 

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