Laws and Regulations under TRIPS Art. 63.2 - View details of the document

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Criminal Code, Articles 41,131, 156, 157, 158, 162,168, 171
The Code includes provisions on copyright infringement (Article 131), production and trade in counterfeits (Articles 156-158), deceptive practices (Article 162), false advertising (Article 168), and infringement of industrial property rights (Article 171). Acts of wilful trademark counterfeiting and copyright piracy on a commercial scale are considered crimes under Articles 156 158 of the Criminal Code and Article 213 of the 2005 Intellectual Property Law. Article 41 provides for the confiscations of articles directly related to crime, i.e. including materials and implements used for production of the IPR infringing goods.