Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Intellectual Property
Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
Validity Of An Exemption Clause In A Debt Arrangement That Limits A Future Claim Against Directors.
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co
In May 2017, the Israeli Innovation Authority, a division of the Israeli Ministry of Economy and Industry, issued new rules becoming applicable to Israeli companies that receive grants from...
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.
Fred-Young & Evans
PCT or Conventional Patent is a Patent application that had been registered in another country before.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The Nigerian Court of Appeal recently ruled on the appeal filed by the Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria (the Applicant at the Federal High Court, Lagos Division and...
Fred-Young & Evans
In Nigeria, for a trade mark to be registered, it must contain or consist of at least the name of a company, individual, or firm, represented in a special or particular manner...
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.
Everlaw Associates
Registering and protecting foreign IPR in Nigeria is a necessity for any non-Nigerian business that desires to take a slice of the almost 200 Million strong import-dependent domestic market...
Gowling WLG
With a population of more than 140 million people, Russia has one of fastest-growing pharmaceutical industries in the world, increasing at a rate of more than 10% annually.
Spoor & Fisher
With effect from 22 August 2011, Rwanda will become a member of ARIPO.
Spoor & Fisher
Although Rwanda is said to be one of the world’s poorest countries, it is among the most forward- and outwardlooking of developing nations.
Spoor & Fisher
The Republic of Rwanda became the 144th PCT Contracting State on 31 May 2011. The PCT will enter into force for Rwanda on 31 August 2011 and Rwanda may be designated in PCT International applications as from this date.
KISCH IP
One of the main drivers behind copyright law is to promote the development of art and culture.
KISCH IP
KISCH IP
Micro-organisms, although the subject matter of patent applications from as early as 1873 internationally, are fast becoming a focus area in South African local patent practice.
KISCH IP
South Africa, being blessed with an abundance in natural resources, naturally, sees its fair share of patent applications directed towards a process or apparatus for producing a product.
Clyde & Co
A new UAE law (Cabinet Decision No. 3 of 2017), has confirmed that the late filing of Powers of Attorney before the Trade Mark Office is no longer permitted.
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).
ENSafrica
An increasing number of African companies do business in the Far East, and many of them register their trade marks in the region's major markets.
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The Copyright Amendment Bill was first published in 2015 for public comment, and was predominantly met with a large amount of criticism.
Fred-Young & Evans
In Nigeria, for a trade mark to be registered, it must contain or consist of at least the name of a company, individual, or firm, represented in a special or particular manner...
Dentons
Issuing the Executive Regulations of Sultani Decree No. 31/96 on determining the rules for investing the funds of the Public Authority for Social Insurance and pension funds.
Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
The Compensation and Royalties Committee confirmed the validity of agreements under which an employee waives its rights to royalties in connection with service inventions...
ENSafrica
A recent decision involving registered designs is a reminder of how useful design law can be, in the sense that it can be used to protect an almost limitless range of products.
Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
Validity Of An Exemption Clause In A Debt Arrangement That Limits A Future Claim Against Directors.
ENSafrica
We've written a fair bit about copyright recently, and much of our focus has been on how the digital age has brought about a marked change in attitude towards copyright (often bordering on ignorance)...
KISCH IP
South Africa, being blessed with an abundance in natural resources, naturally, sees its fair share of patent applications directed towards a process or apparatus for producing a product.
ENSafrica
A highly unusual thing about Google, which according to Brand Finance has now become the world's most valuable brand (USD109.4-billion), is that it is seemingly able to defy the rule...
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