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Angola
Inventa International
A patent examiner usually starts his work during a substantive examination by studying the claims, in order to identify what subject matter is effectively claimed by the applicant.
Djibouti
Inventa International
Djibouti is one of the smallest countries in Africa. Its strength lies in its location at the southern entrance to the Red Sea and the fact that it is adjacent to some of the world's busiest...
Egypt
United Trademark & Patent Services
Accordingly, the regulations related to intellectual related law will be issued in order to govern, improve as well as to bolster the mentioned Authority.
Ethiopia
Inventa International
Ethiopia is the 13th most populated country in the world and the second most populated in Africa.
Gambia
B. W. Kahari Legal Practitioners
On May 3, 2021, The Gambia deposited its instrument of Accession to the ARIPO Banjul Protocol on Marks.
Nigeria
PwC Nigeria
The IMF has warned of an possible global trade war unless there is a global consensus to adopt global rules under the OECD Inclusive Framework for the taxation of multinational companies.
Banwo & Ighodalo
One of the key success indicators of many businesses around the world, is the ability of the business to grow, expand and remain viable, even after the life of its founder/founders.
Pavestones Legal
In Nigeria, technology plays a prominent role in driving the growth and development of the society. In recent times, several tech startups/tech hubs have been established to solve social, cultural,...
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
The relationship of intellectual property (IP) to the profitability of businesses in the present-day competitive business landscape is undeniable.
Oman
United Trademark & Patent Services
Accordingly, concerned Authorities have been instructed to submit the document of Oman's joining the said Act.
South Africa
Adams & Adams
Would it ever occur to you that a third party might be able to claim rights in your skin? In the case of art that has been inked into your skin, namely tattoo art, that may well be the case.
Adams & Adams
Intellectual property assets are vital for creating shareholder/stakeholder value and can oftentimes be more valuable to a business than tangible assets. Intellectual property value will vary from business to business.
ENSafrica
A trademark is the ‘most valuable asset that a business owns. This is according to Gerard du Toit, a senior associate in the Intellectual Property department.
Adams & Adams
The well-known RocoMamas restaurant chain has taken Rack ‘n Grill, a small food truck business in Cape Town, to task about the infringement of its registered trade mark SMASHBURGER.
ENSafrica
ENSafrica exec Waldo Steyn, advises business owners to better educate themselves regarding intellectual property laws and understand how these "assets" ..
Tanzania
Dentons EALC East African Law Chambers
Dentons EALC East African Law Chambers recently successfully represented JCDecaux SA in its trademark infringement suit at the Commercial Division of the High Court of Tanzania against a local company, JP Decaux Tanzania Limited for infringement of its trademark JCDecaux.
United Arab Emirates
Gowling WLG
Our intellectual property team in Dubai has shared their essential A-Z of conducting IP work in the UAE.
United Trademark & Patent Services
In UAE, issuance of a new intellectual property law is expected considering that UAE National Federal council announced the discussion as to this point during the session dated January 19, 2021.
Worldwide
Adams & Adams
ARIPO has actively been engaging with Registries across the globe over the past couple of months, as well as embarking on new projects and training sessions with others.
Inventa International
According to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTD), total trade from Africa to the rest of the world averaged roughly $760.5 billion between 2015 and 2017.
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