Mondaq All Regions - United Arab Emirates: Intellectual Property
Clyde & Co
Apps have become ubiquitous in today's society. App analytics firm, App Annie, has estimated that the global app economy which was worth US$ 1.3 trillion in 2016 will be worth US$ 6.3 trillion by 2021.
Dennemeyer Group
The GCC, although still far from the detailed law and practice available in Europe (or one of the other four IP five jurisdictions), is continuously progressing towards a modern patent system.
STA Law Firm
Have you ever bumped into someone when walking on the street because you were using your phone?
STA Law Firm
"Computers will overtake humans with Artificial Intelligence within the next 100 years. When that happens, we need to make sure that computers have goals aligned with ours."
Al Tamimi & Company
App development is a flourishing industry across the Middle East. We are regularly approached by clients seeking legal advice on issues relating to app development.
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.
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Dennemeyer Group
The GCC, although still far from the detailed law and practice available in Europe (or one of the other four IP five jurisdictions), is continuously progressing towards a modern patent system.
STA Law Firm
Have you ever bumped into someone when walking on the street because you were using your phone?
STA Law Firm
"Computers will overtake humans with Artificial Intelligence within the next 100 years. When that happens, we need to make sure that computers have goals aligned with ours."
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...
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.
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
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.
Gowling WLG
As obtaining and enforcing three dimensional marks in Europe, the US and elsewhere becomes more and more difficult...
Al Tamimi & Company
App development is a flourishing industry across the Middle East. We are regularly approached by clients seeking legal advice on issues relating to app development.
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.
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).
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