Mondaq Middle East & Africa - Mauritius: Intellectual Property
ENSafrica
This article follows one published in April 2017, on the draft Industrial Property Bill which had been published in the Mauritius Government Gazette.
ENSafrica
A recent decision of the Mauritian Industrial Property Tribunal (the "Tribunal") will provide some comfort to international brand owners. The case involved an application
IPvocate Africa
Mauritius follows a system of national exhaustion whereby owners of trade marks and designs can take action against parallel imported goods.
IPvocate Africa
This means that third parties are only made aware of the existence of a trade mark once it has been registered by the OAPI administration and published for opposition.
IPvocate Africa
Traditionally, the rationale behind apposing brand names on goods is to help customers distinguish between similar products and ensure that manufacturers produce work of consistent quality.
ENSafrica
There have been some encouraging developments following Mauritius' announcement that it planned to strengthen the protection of intellectual property rights ("IPR"), amid global concerns.
ENSafrica
A recent Trade Mark Registry decision confirms that well-known global brands are well protected in Mauritius.
ENSafrica
It’s not often that we get an opportunity to report on trade mark decisions in Mauritius.
Appleby
The provisions of the Patents, Industrial Designs and Trademarks Act 2002 (the "PIDTA") protect industrial property rights in Mauritius.
Tegally Chambers
Valmet Mauritius Limited
IPvocate Africa
More and more African states are joining the Madrid Protocol for the International Registration of trade marks.
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More and more African states are joining the Madrid Protocol for the International Registration of trade marks.
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Mauritius follows a system of national exhaustion whereby owners of trade marks and designs can take action against parallel imported goods.
IPvocate Africa
This means that third parties are only made aware of the existence of a trade mark once it has been registered by the OAPI administration and published for opposition.
IPvocate Africa
Traditionally, the rationale behind apposing brand names on goods is to help customers distinguish between similar products and ensure that manufacturers produce work of consistent quality.
ENSafrica
A recent decision of the Mauritian Industrial Property Tribunal (the "Tribunal") will provide some comfort to international brand owners. The case involved an application
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