For this September issue, we have reformatted our IP newsletter so that is easier to access and read. We hope you enjoy the new format.

We have exciting news at Clyde & Co to report this month.  On 9 August 2015, Clyde & Co opened a direct filing office, Clyde IP Services, in Manama, Bahrain. To read about our new office opening please click here.

This office will provide our clients with access to an efficient and cost effective direct filing capability for trade marks, patents and designs in Bahrain, a key country in the region. If you would like any further information on the services offered by Clyde IP Services, please speak with your usual contact at Clyde & Co.

Bahrain special

To coincide with this exciting news, our main article this month is a 'Bahrain special', with our team providing some insight into intellectual property considerations specific to the Kingdom of Bahrain. To read our Bahrain special please click here.

Market updates and insights

This update also includes our market updates and insight from around the region, to read these updates, please click here.

UAE Trade Mark Gazette

The latest edition of the UAE Trade Mark Gazette was published on 13 September 2015 and we have made a copy of this Gazette available online. This month's opposition deadline is 12 October 2015.

Click here for a link to the UAE Trade Mark gazette and further information.

The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought about your specific circumstances.