Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Intellectual Property
Yigal Arnon & Co
Companies that have already registered a designated agent should be aware that they are required to register again using the new system before December 31, 2017.
Yigal Arnon & Co
We have previously commented on the broad intellectual property rights held by Israeli government funded hospitals (each, a "Government Hospital") in technology developed by their employees.
Reinhold Cohn & Partners
On January 2017, the Israeli Patents Office ("ILPO") published the results of an empirical study relating to pre-grant opposition proceedings.
Reinhold Cohn & Partners
The author's right of attribution, namely that the work will bear a designation of the author's name, constitutes part of the author's moral right in the work.
Reinhold Cohn & Partners
The recent ruling of the Nazareth district court was issued in an appeal filed in the matter of Sharir v. Nirit Zeraim Ltd.
ENSafrica
There have been some encouraging developments following Mauritius' announcement that it planned to strengthen the protection of intellectual property rights ("IPR"), amid global concerns.
ENSafrica
A recent Trade Mark Registry decision confirms that well-known global brands are well protected in Mauritius.
ENSafrica
It’s not often that we get an opportunity to report on trade mark decisions in Mauritius.
Appleby
The provisions of the Patents, Industrial Designs and Trademarks Act 2002 (the "PIDTA") protect industrial property rights in Mauritius.
Tegally Chambers
KISCH IP
The term "biopiracy" was coined to refer to the appropriation of plants and traditional knowledge by corporations and other entities for their own financial gain.
KISCH IP
While the Madrid system in Africa may not function as effectively as it does in other parts of the world, there is certainly progress being made on implementing laws and streamlining procedures...
KISCH IP
Over the last few years an uprising of the craft beer industry and microbreweries has squeezed business away from traditional brewers on a worldwide scale.
ENSafrica
In the process, the SCA very clearly opted for a purposive interpretation of patent claims.
ENSafrica
In 2014, a South African court convicted Paralympian Oscar Pistorius of culpable homicide (manslaughter), following the shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, and he was given...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
What is the relevant trade mark authority in your jurisdiction? The United Arab Emirates ("UAE") Ministry of Economy is the responsible authority for trade marks in the UAE.
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...
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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In 2014, a South African court convicted Paralympian Oscar Pistorius of culpable homicide (manslaughter), following the shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, and he was given...
Gowling WLG
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) definition, a counterfeit medicine is "a medicine, which is deliberately and fraudulently mislabelled with respect to identity and/or source.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
What is the relevant trade mark authority in your jurisdiction? The United Arab Emirates ("UAE") Ministry of Economy is the responsible authority for trade marks in the UAE.
Barnea & Co
Distributors, agents, resellers and OEM partners all share the same commercial function of selling goods to end users.
ENSafrica
In the process, the SCA very clearly opted for a purposive interpretation of patent claims.
Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co.
ILITA (The Israeli Law, Information and Technology Authority) updated the current Privacy Act and published new guidelines...
ENSafrica
The 2017 Budget Review contains two important statements in this context.
Yigal Arnon & Co
Companies that have already registered a designated agent should be aware that they are required to register again using the new system before December 31, 2017.
ENSafrica
There have been some encouraging developments following Mauritius' announcement that it planned to strengthen the protection of intellectual property rights ("IPR"), amid global concerns.
ENSafrica
The recent South African Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") decision of Herbal Zone v Infitech Technologies doesn't contain ground-breaking law.
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