Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Intellectual Property
Cedar White Bradley
As a result of the US and other nations looking to ease the sanctions imposed on Iran, the international business community is once again starting to look at the opportunities presented by the largely untapped market of Iran.
HAMI Legal Services
The trademark GEOX is a trademark of the Italian company GEOX S.p.A producing footwear which was founded by Mario Motetti Polgeto in the 90s. The brand name, Geox, comes from a mixture between the Greek word ‘geo’ (hearth), on which we all walk, and ‘x’, a letter-element symbolizing technology", as described in the company’s official site.
Gornitzky & Co.
An amendment to the Israeli Copyright Law, recently proposed by the Ministry of Justice, offers new measures against online copyright infringement.
Barnea & Co
Part of how any company moves from start-up to growing and thriving is to create a recognizable brand under which it operates.
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer
Last week, the District Court of Jerusalem enforced a Creative Commons license against a commercial user of photographs [C 3560/09 Avi Reuveni v. Mapa Publishing Ltd.
Meitar Liquornik Geva & Leshem Brandwein
On September 1, 2010, Israel joined the Madrid System for the International Registration of Trademarks.
S Horowitz & Co
The Israeli Patents, Designs and Trademarks Registrar (hereinafter: "the Registrar") held that the mark "VIRGIN CANDLES" (hereinafter: "the Requested Mark") is confusingly similar to the registered trademark "VIRGIN", which the Registrar recognized as a well-known trademark in Israel.
ENSafrica
There's a lot of interesting copyright in the recent South African judgment of South African Broadcasting Corporation v Via Vollenhoven & Appollis Independent CC and others.
ENSafrica
The 2017 edition of the annual Brand Finance Global 500 report on the world's most valuable brands was recently released.
ENSafrica
The 2017 South African budget review was published on 22 February 2017, and made several comments that will have an impact on cross-border IP transactions.
ENSafrica
In addition to registering their trade marks with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission ("CIPC"), brand owners should ensure that their trade marks are protected online.
ENSafrica
A recent US case involving the "two Kylies" shows just how important trade marks are for celebrities.
Gowling WLG
Here, we look at what these key changes could mean for you in terms of enforcement of intellectual property rights.
Gowling WLG
Civil law and common law traditions exert divergent influences on certain features of national copyright laws, which results in major differences between copyright law in civil law jurisdictions...
Cedar White Bradley
International Non-Proprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances are unique, regulated, globally recognized labels that are used to enable the identification of pharmaceutical substances (or their active ingredients).
Gowling WLG
As obtaining and enforcing three dimensional marks in Europe, the US and elsewhere becomes more and more difficult...
Gowling WLG
The EIPA recently held in Dubai its sixth "Regional Intellectual Property Crime Conference in the Middle-East and North Africa", in cooperation with Interpol.
Legalmax
In frame of upcoming changes in IP legislation of Uzbekistan new mechanisms of protection of exclusive rights are suppose to be introduced.
Legalmax
In most countries, unauthorized and illegal importation of goods is prevented by entering a product trademark into a special stop list, usually called a "customs registry".
Legalmax
In this article, we will analyze exclusively the means of protection of such intellectual property as trademarks and service marks.
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Gowling WLG
Civil law and common law traditions exert divergent influences on certain features of national copyright laws, which results in major differences between copyright law in civil law jurisdictions...
ENSafrica
There's a lot of interesting copyright in the recent South African judgment of South African Broadcasting Corporation v Via Vollenhoven & Appollis Independent CC and others.
Gowling WLG
Here, we look at what these key changes could mean for you in terms of enforcement of intellectual property rights.
ENSafrica
In addition to registering their trade marks with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission ("CIPC"), brand owners should ensure that their trade marks are protected online.
Legalmax
In frame of upcoming changes in IP legislation of Uzbekistan new mechanisms of protection of exclusive rights are suppose to be introduced.
ENSafrica
The 2017 South African budget review was published on 22 February 2017, and made several comments that will have an impact on cross-border IP transactions.
Barnea & Co
Part of how any company moves from start-up to growing and thriving is to create a recognizable brand under which it operates.
ENSafrica
The 2017 edition of the annual Brand Finance Global 500 report on the world's most valuable brands was recently released.
ENSafrica
A recent US case involving the "two Kylies" shows just how important trade marks are for celebrities.
Everlaw Associates
In Part 1 ["Quick Overview of Intellectual Property Rights in Nigeria"] we looked at the basic Intellectual Property Rights that a Nigerian Information and Communication Technology firm should be concerned about.
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