National Law for IP matters
Decree-Law 97/99/M of 13 December 1999 (Industrial Property Law)
Decree Law 43/99/M, of 16 August 1999 (Author’s Rights and Related Rights Law)
Macao was under Portuguese administration until 19 December 1999 and subsequently became a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. Macao has its own IP legal system and an Office (Economy Services Department) which is independent from the Chinese Patent and Trade Mark Office.