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Adams & Adams
In order to curb misuse of pharmaceutical trade mark registrations, the Angolan trade marks office (IAPI) has issued notice 9/2022 which states that, going forward, all registration certificates...
Kenya
Adams & Adams
The Kenya Anti-Counterfeit Authority has announced the appointment of Dr. Mbugua Njoroge as the new Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. The appointment took effect on 1 August 2022.
Kuwait
United Trademark & Patent Services
In a bid to combat illegal practice of selling counterfeit goods, the Ministry of Commerce & Industry in Kuwait carried out a number of raids on stores which were offering counterfeit items for sale...
Nigeria
The Trusted Advisors
A patent is a license that confers its owner with the legal right for a limited period to make, use or sell an invention to the exclusion of others.
Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL)
In modern times, litigation which has hitherto been the principal method of resolving commercial disputes is now being complemented by other methods of dispute resolution.
Banwo & Ighodalo
In 2019, Ajibola Muyiwa Danladi, popularly known as ‘Danny Young' brought copyright infringement proceedings against Tiwa Savage and her then record label, Mavin Records, on the grounds...
Adams & Adams
The Director-General of Nigeria Copyright Commission ("NCC "), announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Federal Airports Authority Of Nigeria ("FAAN")...
Saudi Arabia
United Trademark & Patent Services
A memorandum of understanding was signed between the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque and the Radio and Television Authority...
United Trademark & Patent Services
This discovery will be an immunization source for the livestock in order to keep them vaccinated and protected from viral decease.
South Africa
Barnard Inc.
Imagine not being able or, at least, having the opportunity to read Don Quixote or Macbeth due to a disability. This is felt hardest by those with visual and print impairments.
Adams & Adams
The Constitutional Court of South Africa has declared the Copyright Act unconstitutional to the extent that it limits or prevents persons with visual and print disabilities...
Adams & Adams
On 26 and 27 July, the second meeting of the ARIPO ad hoc sub-working group on geographical indications (GIs) took place in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Adams & Adams
Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition has promulgated, in terms of Section 15A of the Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 as amended ("MMA"), ...
Adams & Adams
The Senate has adopted a draft law establishing the Congolese Industrial Property Office.
Adams & Adams
Following, the adopting of ‘D' version of the Copyright Amendment Bill on 8 June, as well as the ‘D' version of the Performers' Protection Amendment Bill, the National Assembly, passed the bills on 31 August 2022.
Barnard Inc.
"There is nothing new under the sun" – a fact truer than ever in the information age. More specifically, open-source software has propelled the world into an era where developers...
Barnard Inc.
You've heard about Crypto, Blockchain technology, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), and Web3.0 You became obsessed with it. Bought into it. People are making money left, right and centre and you want a piece of that ‘consensus' pie!
Adams & Adams
With the upcoming Rugby World Cup Sevens being hosted at the Cape Town Stadium (purpose built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup), one cannot help but think back to the FIFA World Cup and the ambush marketing tactics...
Syrian Arab Republic
United Trademark & Patent Services
The Government of the Syrian Arab Republic has notified the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)...
Adams & Adams
Patents & Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) issued a public notice of 23 August 2022, announcing that effective from 1 September 2022, the Zambian Registry will only issue electronic trade mark registration certificates.
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