Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Intellectual Property
Bentsi Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah
The grant of a patent confers on the inventor, exclusive rights to the invention in Ghana for twenty (20) years commencing from the filing date of a patent application.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
To commemorate the World Intellectual Property Day celebrated on 26th April 2018, the theme focused on "Powering change: Women in Innovation and creativity" ...
T & A Legal
Don't you just dislike when you buy a trusted product and then realise it is an identical brand made to look exactly like what you originally wanted?
T & A Legal
A substantial political economy literature, dating back to the eighteenth century, exits on the determinants of property rights.
AELEX
The award of damages and costs were also set aside by the Court of Appeal.
AELEX
Copyright is a form of intellectual property. It has been defined by Black's Law Dictionary, 9th Edition as a right granted to the author or originator of certain literary or artistic productions...
Clyde & Co
As the importance of a knowledge-based economy quickly emerges in Saudi Arabia, intellectual property (IP) assets will play an increasing role.
Gowling WLG
Saudi Arabia has issued a judicial announcement in which it stated that powers of attorney provided to legal advisers and IP representatives will be considered valid for five years only from the date of issuance.
Al Tamimi & Company
Evolution and improvements in technology have allowed man to travel, expand and explore far reaching territories.
Cedar White Bradley
Letters of consent may, in certain circumstances, be an effective means for overcoming a refusal of a trade mark application that has been refused on relative grounds.
Clyde & Co
The Saudi Trade Mark Office has confirmed that it has adopted the GCC Trade Mark Law and its Implementing Regulations with effect from 29 September 2016.
ENSafrica
With intellectual property ("IP"), the focus is often on protection (generally in the form of registration) and enforcement, which often takes the form of an infringement action.
ENSafrica
Over the past few years, we've reported on a number of legal battles involving chocolate bars such as Kit Kat and Toblerone.
ENSafrica
Celebrities have done a great deal to increase awareness of intellectual property ("IP"). The reason for this is simple: celebrities make significant use of IP ...
KISCH IP
Since the start of cross-border trade, various treaties have been entered into to provide protection of a brand holder which is similar to that of the nationals of a foreign nation ...
KISCH IP
Unlike other forms of intellectual property that are protected for a limited period of time, trade marks can be protected in perpetuity provided the trade marks are renewed*.
STA Law Firm
In the previous Article concerning Registration of Smell, fragrance, olfactory marks and Aroma Trademarks – Global overview, we discussed a perspective of major countries ...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The regional trademark offices in the Middle East, including the local UAE trademark office, receive thousands of trademark applications on a yearly basis.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
With the increased usage of social media, companies and employers find themselves obliged to establish policies for employees to provide acceptable, reasonable, safe and common-sense guidelines and recommendations for using social media responsibly.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Commenting on the efforts by the DED in today's edition of Khaleej Times, Munir Suboh, Partner and Head of IP here at BSA, said: "We are eager to see the enhanced version of Intellectual property electronic gateway.
Gowling WLG
In this article, we will address the topic of employee created rights or commissioned works in the field of trademarks, such as logos, stylised marks, or non-traditional marks such as packaging, get-up, icons, user interfaces, etc.
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Don't you just dislike when you buy a trusted product and then realise it is an identical brand made to look exactly like what you originally wanted?
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To commemorate the World Intellectual Property Day celebrated on 26th April 2018, the theme focused on "Powering change: Women in Innovation and creativity" ...
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A substantial political economy literature, dating back to the eighteenth century, exits on the determinants of property rights.
Lex Artifex, LLP
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