April 28, 2011

New Anti-pirating Legislation

Managing Intellectual Property

On September 1, 2010, new antipirating legislation aimed at curbing the pirating of DVDs and CDs entered into effect. The new regulations are set forth in Decree No 75/2010/ND-CP Providing Regulations on Administrative Penalties in the Area of Culture (Decree 75), which was promulgated by the Government on July 12, 2010. This article provides an introduction to the regulations.