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Shavit Bar-on Gal-on Tzin Witkon
In January of this year (2019), the Antitrust Law, 1988, disappeared, and the Antitrust Authority, the Antitrust Commissioner and the Antitrust Tribunal disappeared.
Yigal Arnon & Co
היו ימים שמערכות הבחירות געשו סביב נושא ירושלים: תחולק או לא? תתחרד או לא? תהיה חומה או 
Yigal Arnon & Co
The primary sources of privacy and data protection law in the State of Israel are the Protection of Privacy Law 1981 (the ‘Privacy Law') ...
Shavit Bar-on Gal-on Tzin Witkon
In 2007, the Tyre Disposal and Recycling Law, 5767-2007 came into effect, which imposed on Tyre suppliers in Israel (manufacturers and importers of new tyres) the duty to collect and recycle most of the tyres used in Israel.
Shavit Bar-on Gal-on Tzin Witkon
Has the process of the administrative petition "gone bankrupt" and has become an insurmountable barrier to obtaining legal remedy against a local authority in matters with economic aspects?
IPvocate Africa
The purpose of trade mark registration is to offer an exclusive right to use a mark, a sort of monopoly, which must be restrained to a specific class of goods or services in most jurisdictions.
Adams & Adams
On 24 January 2018, Malawi's President assented to the new Trademarks Act, no. 2 of 2018. The Act intends to modernise the protection of trade marks by incorporating new developments in the field of intellectual property in the country.
Adams & Adams
A trade mark can be refused based on earlier registrations covering similar goods or services, as well as well-known marks, among other things.
Spoor & Fisher
We have previously reported on the Malawian Trademarks Bill 2017. This bill officially became law on 1 October 2018, in the form of the Trademarks Act, 2 of 2018 (the Act)
Inventa International
After 61 years of no substantial revisions to Malawi's trademark legal framework, 2016 was the year when a new and fresh trademark Bill has been finally drafted and formally published in the country's Government Gazette ...
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.
BLC Robert
The general principle under section 129 (1) of the Companies Act (the "Act") is that the business and affairs of the company shall be managed by, or under the supervision of, the Board.
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Nigeria, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Banwo & Ighodalo
In a letter dated March 19, 2019, addressed to the leadership of the National Assembly and read at Plenary on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to eight Bills ...
Andersen Tax LP
In August 2018, taxpayers were awakened to sudden freezing of their bank accounts for alleged non-payment of taxes and this marked the beginning of an "account- freezing" operation by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).
AELEX
Cambridge Dictionary defines data as "information, especially facts or numbers, collected to be examined and considered and used to help decision-making or information in an electronic form that can be stored and used by a computer".
AELEX
Nigeria moved from a country with zero legislation on cyber security to a country with an extensive law with the enactment of the Cybercrime (Prohibition, Prevention, Etc.) Act ("the Act") in 2015.
Hogan Lovells
Tension between the two economic giants in the world, China and the United States, might have a silver lining for Africa.
Hogan Lovells
There has been a tick up in the number of these claims since the introduction of arbitrariness as a ground for discrimination, under section 6(1) and 6(4) of the Employment Equity Act, 1998, in the last number of years.
Herbert Smith Freehills
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of South Africa, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
KISCH IP
Eradicating counterfeit goods in the South African market is essential to its economy.
KISCH IP
Inventors often (hopefully always) look at ways to protect their inventions to gain the most benefit for them.
IPvocate Africa
More and more African states are joining the Madrid Protocol for the International Registration of trade marks.
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