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Gilat Bareket & Co., Reinhold Cohn Group
Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Israel, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Counterfeiting and trademark infringement continue to pose serious challenges to innovation and industry, especially in the 21st century.
Saudi Arabia
DLA Piper
There have been a number of recent developments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as part of a broader drive to promote the intellectual property landscape and offer increased protection of intellectual property rights.
South Africa
Adams & Adams
Following the vote back in 2016, the United Kingdom ("UK") has been embroiled in a divisive process to finalise its exist plan from the European Union ("EU").
We are thrilled to report that ENSafrica was named South African Trademark Firm of the Year at the annual Global IP Awards, presented by prestigious IP publications World Trademark Review (WTR)
This right falls under the umbrella of intellectual property rights and can therefore be commercially exploited as such.
Recently, a Gazette Notice was issued highlighting the dissolution of Landor and Associates Limited by the Registrar of Companies.
Have you ever wondered if the honey you are buying is truly what it attests to be on its label, that is, "pure", "natural", "raw", or straight from the hive?
Adams & Adams
Kindly note that the Somalia Registry is now operational and it is possible to file trade mark applications in Somalia.
In 2000, Jennifer Lopez debuted the much-publicised and spoken about Versace jungle pattern dress at the Grammy Awards.
"To lose one trade mark may be regarded as a misfortune, to lose a whole portfolio looks like carelessness."
Werksmans Attorneys
The High Court in Pretoria has recently ordered the cancellation of numerous trade mark registrations for POLO and logos which include a polo player and pony on the basis that the marks
Once trade mark applications are filed, they are examined by the Registrar about eight to ten months from date of application.
Often in this day and age we spend so much time checking, double checking and then triple checking everything that we intend to post on social media.
Adams & Adams
At the recent meeting of the ARIPO Administrative Council, held in Liberia between 18 and 20 November 2019, a number of amendments to the Banjul and Harare Protocols were adopted and...
Adams & Adams
On 23 January 2020, the Tunisian Patent and Trademark Office (INNORPI) issued Decree no. 29/2020, in which it announced a 100% increase in official trade mark fees, effective from 27 January 2020.
To go back a year, the Presidential Decree of February 8, 2019 reformed the management system and introduced new procedures in the field of intellectual property.
Werksmans Attorneys
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced that they are stepping down as "senior royals". This revelation means that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be financially independent ...
Recognising and evaluating the target market that a product or service is aimed at, can be a material factor at play in determining whether a trade mark constitutes a third-party infringement or not.
B. W. Kahari Legal Practitioners
Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Zimbabwe, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
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