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JMB Davis Ben-David Ltd.
Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Israel, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Banwo & Ighodalo
Banwo & Ighodalo is proud to have solely contributed the "Nigeria Chapter" to the 8th Edition of the International Comparative Legal Guides to: Copyright Laws and Regulations 2022.
Pavestones Legal
Trademarks are unique marks or a combination of marks used to distinguish the goods or services offered by a business. Trademarks of successful businesses are often subject to infringement by competitors attempting to exploit their good will.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
IP rights have become increasingly relevant in today's innovation-driven economy. They play significant roles in the growth of businesses and constitute a considerable portion...
Saudi Arabia
United Trademark & Patent Services
The Eleventh Edition of the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks under the Nice Agreement (Nice Classification) has been officially adopted...
United Trademark & Patent Services
The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property "SAIP" announced on August 15, 2021 that the enforcement jurisdiction of trademarks is transferred from the Ministry of Commerce to the SAIP in line...
South Africa
Adams & Adams
Recently, South Africa obtained notoriety in its patent office being the first in the world to grant a patent in which an artificial intelligence (AI) is identified as the inventor (the South African Patent).
In this article we discuss two unusual copyright issues that IP lawyers would never have had to consider a few years back.
Football players are brands, often very valuable brands. Football clubs are brands too, and they're also often very valuable.
Smit & Van Wyk
It is also important to consider the prosecution process in the particular country, which can often result in a costly and time-consuming process.
Adams & Adams
The President of the Republic of Seychelles H.E. Wavel Ramkalawan, signed the instrument of accession to the Harare Protocol on 26th August 2021 which was received by ARIPO on 1 October 2021.
Inventa International
The worldwide success of African music hits can lead to mixed feelings: happiness over its long-deserved recognition, but also concern that the artists will not get their dues.
We all have our fair share of embarrassing moments, even Rihanna, the wealthiest female musician in world, has had to weather the embarrassment of several legal battles with her father.
Syrian Arab Republic
United Trademark & Patent Services
The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) announced on August 12, 2021 new amounts, in Swiss francs, of the individual fee that is payable...
Adams & Adams
In November 2018, Yimei Hotel Management (Shenzhen) Limited ("the Applicant") applied to register trade mark no. ZN/S/2018/461 as a service mark in class 43.
Adams & Adams
On 5th February 2021, Uganda published their Trademark (Amendment) Regulations No. 9 of 2021 (the Amendment)) which amends Trademark Regulations No.58 of 2012 (the Regulations).
United Arab Emirates
United Trademark & Patent Services
The UAE has issued Federal Law no. 11 of 2021 ("the Law") concerning the regulation and protection of Industrial Property Rights. The Law revoked the ("former Law") No. 17 of 2002...
Federal Law number 11 of 2021 on Regulation and Protection of Industrial Property Rights come into force on 30 November.
Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Zambia, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
Related rights or more accurately Neighbouring rights are rights that in certain respect resemble copyright. These rights are not copyright but based on work protected by copyright...
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