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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).
Gowling WLG
As obtaining and enforcing three dimensional marks in Europe, the US and elsewhere becomes more and more difficult...
Gowling WLG
The EIPA recently held in Dubai its sixth "Regional Intellectual Property Crime Conference in the Middle-East and North Africa", in cooperation with Interpol.
Clyde & Co
With notable increases in official fees following the implementation of the GCC Trade Mark Law in Kuwait and Bahrain, we ask if the GCC Trade Mark Law is triggering an automatic increase in official fees.
Al Suwaidi & Company
This article addresses the risk presented by non-use of registered trademarks and the importance of registering licences. It is written by IP specialist for Al Suwaidi & Company in Dubai - David Lant, a UK qualified solicitor.
Hassan Elhais
Trademark has a major value for any business, and one of the primary concerns of any well established or successful business man.
Hassan Elhais
There is a common misconception which suggest that registering a trademark grants the party a right of ownership.
Hassan Elhais
The United Arab Emirates is regarded as a commercial hub of Middle East, which facilitates in the practice of commercial activities in a lucrative and tax free environment.
The Legal Group
Judicial Precedents have always been a core principle in our legal system. Even though such precedents are not considered as binding in the UAE, they do carry a persuasive value...
Hassan Elhais
Dubai's court of cassation defines intellectual property as, "it is every invented property whether it was literature, vocal, or as regardless to its nature, purpose or importance".
Clyde & Co
With the introduction of a dedicated intellectual property team into the UK offices of Clyde & Co this month we are highlighting some of the key differences between handling intellectual property litigation in the UK and the UAE.
Clyde & Co
Market updates and insights from around the region. This month we report on news from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia & the UAE.
Clyde & Co
The latest edition of the UAE Trade Mark Gazette was published on 13 September 2015 and we have made a copy of this Gazette available online.
Al Tamimi & Company
Mobile Applications enable many businesses to be contacted with greater ease and at any time the customer wants.
Al Tamimi & Company
Social networking is a great tool to build a business, maintain contact with consumers and create word of mouth.
Clyde & Co
As reported in the market updates section of this newsletter, the UAE Ministry of Economy recently reviewed the fees charged by its various departments, including the Trade Mark, Patent and Copyright Office.
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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.
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.
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...
Gowling WLG
Here, we look at what these key changes could mean for you in terms of enforcement of intellectual property rights.
Gowling WLG
As obtaining and enforcing three dimensional marks in Europe, the US and elsewhere becomes more and more difficult...
Gowling WLG
The EIPA recently held in Dubai its sixth "Regional Intellectual Property Crime Conference in the Middle-East and North Africa", in cooperation with Interpol.
The Legal Group
Judicial Precedents have always been a core principle in our legal system. Even though such precedents are not considered as binding in the UAE, they do carry a persuasive value...
Al Suwaidi & Company
This article addresses the risk presented by non-use of registered trademarks and the importance of registering licences. It is written by IP specialist for Al Suwaidi & Company in Dubai - David Lant, a UK qualified solicitor.
Hassan Elhais
The United Arab Emirates is regarded as a commercial hub of Middle East, which facilitates in the practice of commercial activities in a lucrative and tax free environment.
Clyde & Co
With notable increases in official fees following the implementation of the GCC Trade Mark Law in Kuwait and Bahrain, we ask if the GCC Trade Mark Law is triggering an automatic increase in official fees.
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).
Clyde & Co
With the introduction of a dedicated intellectual property team into the UK offices of Clyde & Co this month we are highlighting some of the key differences between handling intellectual property litigation in the UK and the UAE.
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