Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Intellectual Property
Inventa International
Once the new fees are introduced, our schedule of fees will be amended to reflect this change.
El-Saghir Law Firm
IPR protection and enforcement have become a constitutional principle.
Andersen Tax & Legal Egypt
Essentially, the entirE process has been shortened from seven steps to only three steps.
Youssry Saleh & Partners
Counterfeit is defined by the Cambridge Dictionary as products made to look like the original of something, usually for dishonest or illegal purposes or something copied exactly in order to make someone believe that the copy is the original.
Al Tamimi
In a positive step for owners and exclusive licensor of media content and copyrights in Egypt, the Economic Court of First Instance in Cairo has issued one of the highest compensatory awards...
Inventa International
The Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO) has changed the procedure regarding patent search and examination fee, based on Article 28 (2) of the Inventions, Minor Inventions & Industrial Design Regulation Number 12/1997.
NJQ & Associates
On 12 March 2019, EIPO arranged a pilot workshop for IP agents to get insight of the new system.
Spoor & Fisher
A discussion on the new trade mark law in Ethiopia.
Spoor & Fisher
The Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office has since issued Directives which have clarified a number of key issues regarding the new trade mark law that came into effect on 24 December 2012.
Spoor & Fisher
A new, orthodox, trade mark regime for the registration and enforcement of trade mark rights was brought into force by the Proclamation Regulation in Ethiopia.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer news. Over the past few decades, the increasing sophistication of digital technologies and AI have crept into the fields of finance
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Nigeria has a growing market for software products, and businesses have developed an increased need for this technology tool, to adapt to market changes, augment business processes...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
In mid-2007, I was privileged to be part of the legal team that represented the RIAA in its fight against LIMEWIRE for peer-to-peer online piracy of numerous sound recordings belonging to various artistes ...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Both a hashtag and a catchphrase can be protected by intellectual property rights, usually by registering them as trademarks.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Patents protect innovation by providing the inventor with a twenty-year, exclusive right to a patentable invention. Different jurisdictions have various criteria that must be satisfied before an innovative or ...
ENSafrica
This issue came up in Europe recently.
Adams & Adams
The National Intellectual Property Policy, launched in Malawi in May 2019, is part of the Malawian government's Growth and Development Strategy III
ENSafrica
"Powerful AI systems could hold the key to some of the mega challenges facing humanity – from the cure for cancer to workable solutions for reversing climate
ENSafrica
Trade mark law in South Africa is very similar to trade mark law in the UK. That makes a recent UK trade mark decision regarding Claridge's of interest to us.
ENSafrica
There has been much in the news about Spider-Man of late, and it is not just about his role in the whole hullabaloo surrounding the cosmic super-villain, Thanos, wiping out half the universe in a recent Avengers movie.
United Trademark & Patent Services
The ever-evolving intellectual property laws and concepts demand evolution of the definition of "use" on the basis of which non-use cancellation could be sought or denied.
The Legal Group
The protection of trade names is crucial for companies and trade name owners. The illegal use of these names by unauthorized entities reflects bad faith and negatively affects the business operations
The Legal Group
The protection of Intellectual Property Rights emerged since 500 BC and has evolved to the present day to meet our requirements.
The Legal Group
The game originated a long time back in ancient Greece.
STA Law Firm
Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play Music, and Deezer are some widely used music streaming services. Have users of these streaming services ever wondered whether
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Eradicating counterfeit goods in the South African market is essential to its economy.
STA Law Firm
Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play Music, and Deezer are some widely used music streaming services. Have users of these streaming services ever wondered whether
United Trademark & Patent Services
There are several Fatwas which validate the registration and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights.
Inventa International
Traditional Knowledge (TK) is, in accordance to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), "a living body of knowledge passed on from generation to generation within a community".
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
INTA's Anticounterfeiting Committee, Middle East and Africa Subcommittee recently held two policy dialogues in the United Arab Emirates to discuss the issue of online counterfeiting
The Legal Group
The game originated a long time back in ancient Greece.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Countries that adopt this view have either expressly legislated against parallel imports or put in place regulatory regimes that set some limits.
The Legal Group
The protection of Intellectual Property Rights emerged since 500 BC and has evolved to the present day to meet our requirements.
Adams & Adams
In a recent decision of the Registrar of Trade Marks in Zambia in the matter of Sigma-Tau Industrie Farmaceutiche Riunite and Amina Limited, the Registrar held that international registrations under the Madrid Protocol ...
Adams & Adams
The National Intellectual Property Policy, launched in Malawi in May 2019, is part of the Malawian government's Growth and Development Strategy III
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