Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Intellectual Property
Reinhold Cohn Group
The Patents and Designs Ordinance, 1924, does not include provisions allowing the publication of the design in the official Designs Journal upon registration.
Reinhold Cohn Group
Israel's Supreme Court upheld that oral course lectures not documented by the lecturer are copyrightable, but allowed publisher's defense that he was unaware of the existence of such copyrights.
S Horowitz & Co
A recent precedential decision, issued by the Compensation and Royalties Committee ("the Committee"), in a case in which our firm represented a leading Israeli company...
S Horowitz & Co
Interested in Patent Term Extensions for medical device in Israel? Be ready for prompt action
Reinhold Cohn Group
In Habitat Ltd v Habitat International the Tel Aviv District Court under Judge Altuvia rejected a trademark infringement claim which had been filed by Mr Meerovich, the owner of a local furniture chain...
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...
AELEX
Simply put, a domain name can be considered as the name that a person or business chooses for his/its website. It is used to identify a registered Internet Protocol address which online visitors can...
AELEX
This is the final part of the article where we will examine trade secrets. We will also distinguish trademarks, patents and trade secrets.
AELEX
WIPO defines a patent as an exclusive right granted in respect of an invention, which may be a product or a process that provides a new and inventive way of doing something, or offers a new...
AELEX
Trademarks, trade secrets and patents are different forms of intellectual property that are capable of being protected in Nigeria. However, non-professionals tend to find a few of these terms a bit confusing.
LPS Law
Under Senegalese law, for copyright to subsist in work, the work must be a "work of mind" ("œuvre de l'esprit") and it must be original. Under the Copyright Act, "originality" is defined as the footprint...
ENSafrica
This is a story of the age, a story of a character that became a global sensation thanks to the internet.
ENSafrica
They further highlight a very important difference between design law in South Africa and design law elsewhere.
ENSafrica
Artificial intelligence ("AI") is big news at the moment, so it's no surprise that lawyers are considering the IP issues relating to AI. Some of the implications are really quite profound.
KISCH IP
This was the issue before the Supreme Court of Appeal in the matter between Dinnermates (Tvl) CC and Piquante Brands International & another 401/17) [2018] ZASCA 43 (28 March 2018).
KISCH IP
This would be tantamount to, for example, a supplier of grapes not being able to use a device of a bunch of grapes alongside its name and trade mark on its packaging/cartons.
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.
STA Law Firm
The origins of this proverb are unknown, but they are relevant in varied contexts. One can say that the concept of plagiarism efficiently sits on this axiom.
Al Tamimi & Company
Al Tamimi & Co. have successfully represented Cartier (the "Plaintiff") in proceedings filed with the Dubai Court of First Instance against a famous jeweller in the UAE (the "Defendant")...
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AELEX
Simply put, a domain name can be considered as the name that a person or business chooses for his/its website. It is used to identify a registered Internet Protocol address which online visitors can...
Clyde & Co
Oman has implemented the GCC Trade Mark Law with effect from 31 July 2017.
AELEX
Trademarks, trade secrets and patents are different forms of intellectual property that are capable of being protected in Nigeria. However, non-professionals tend to find a few of these terms a bit confusing.
LPS Law
Under Senegalese law, for copyright to subsist in work, the work must be a "work of mind" ("œuvre de l'esprit") and it must be original. Under the Copyright Act, "originality" is defined as the footprint...
KISCH IP
For a city located between two large, relatively straight rivers, Brussels seems adept at providing a complex series of rapids for would-be inventors to navigate when moving from idea to patent.
Lex Artifex, LLP
When deciding on how to participate in the Nigerian market, you will need to choose between establishing a new company or acquiring an existing company.
AELEX
WIPO defines a patent as an exclusive right granted in respect of an invention, which may be a product or a process that provides a new and inventive way of doing something, or offers a new...
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.
KISCH IP
This was the issue before the Supreme Court of Appeal in the matter between Dinnermates (Tvl) CC and Piquante Brands International & another 401/17) [2018] ZASCA 43 (28 March 2018).
ENSafrica
Artificial intelligence ("AI") is big news at the moment, so it's no surprise that lawyers are considering the IP issues relating to AI. Some of the implications are really quite profound.
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