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Protection Against Unfair Competition Act, 2000 🇬🇭

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Republic of Ghana

The five hundred and eighty-ninth


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Protection Against Unfair Competition Act, 2000

  • Published by Government Gazette on 22 December 2000
  • Assented to on 19 December 2000
  • Commenced on 22 December 2000
AN ACT to provide protection against unfair competition and related matters.BE IT ENACTED by Parliament as follows:

1. Causing Confusion with Respect to Another's Enterprise or its Activities

(1)Any act or practice, in the course of industrial or commercial activities, that causes, or is likely to cause, confusion with respect to another person's enterprise or its activities, in particular, the products or services offered by that enterprise, constitutes an act of unfair competition.
(2)Confusion may, in particular, be caused with respect to(a)a trademark, whether registered or not;(b)a trade name;(c)a business identifier other than a trademark or trade name;(d)the presentation of a product or service; or(e)a celebrity or well-kno…

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