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...
Fred-Young & Evans
Trademark search is conducted with the name of the trademark and its logo.
KISCH IP
Nigeria is one of Africa's most prosperous, and fastest growing, economies.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The Copyright Society of Nigeria is the sole collecting society licensed by the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) to manage the rights and the repertory of musical works belonging to its member-artistes
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...
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.
Gowling WLG
Recent fee increases are just one area of change creating challenges for brand owners in the Middle East and Africa.
ENSafrica
Every now and then, a dispute comes along that adds an extraordinary amount to the law. One such dispute is the Clearvu trade mark case.
ENSafrica
A South African judgment dealing with joint ownership of copyright in databases has recently come to light. The judgment was handed down almost a year ago, but it seems to have slipped under the radar.
KISCH IP
In recent times the international political arena has been fraught with alleged intellectual property violations – Eminem successfully sued the New Zealand National Party for infringing the copyright in his hit track "Lose Yourself".
KISCH IP
Following your search, you locate an engineering draughtsman with the requisite skills that is willing to prepare technical drawings and build the prototype.
KISCH IP
It can easily be said that the year 2017 was wholly enveloped by the far-reaching fad of the fidget spinner
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")...
Gowling WLG
The United Arab Emirates has taken a leading role in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in the promotion of innovation and the implementation of strategic policies to fight against counterfeiting.
STA Law Firm
Cake! Just the word makes our mouths water.
STA Law Firm
The digital age has undeniably provided us with many benefits that we use on a daily basis.
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KISCH IP
It can easily be said that the year 2017 was wholly enveloped by the far-reaching fad of the fidget spinner
ENSafrica
A South African judgment dealing with joint ownership of copyright in databases has recently come to light. The judgment was handed down almost a year ago, but it seems to have slipped under the radar.
KISCH IP
In recent times the international political arena has been fraught with alleged intellectual property violations – Eminem successfully sued the New Zealand National Party for infringing the copyright in his hit track "Lose Yourself".
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.
KISCH IP
Following your search, you locate an engineering draughtsman with the requisite skills that is willing to prepare technical drawings and build the prototype.
STA Law Firm
Cake! Just the word makes our mouths water.
ENSafrica
Every now and then, a dispute comes along that adds an extraordinary amount to the law. One such dispute is the Clearvu trade mark case.
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...
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.
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...
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