Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Intellectual Property
Bentsi Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah
The grant of a patent confers on the inventor, exclusive rights to the invention in Ghana for twenty (20) years commencing from the filing date of a patent application.
Reinhold Cohn Group
The Supreme Court has issued its decision in a dispute over the alleged existence of a visual resemblance between pasta packages (Store Chain of Rami Levy Hashikma Marketing 2006 ...
Herzog Fox & Neeman
On March 19, 2018, the updated draft of the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union ("EU") was published.
Reinhold Cohn Group
The Patents and Designs Ordinance, 1924, does not include provisions allowing the publication of the design in the official Designs Journal upon registration.
Reinhold Cohn Group
Israel's Supreme Court upheld that oral course lectures not documented by the lecturer are copyrightable, but allowed publisher's defense that he was unaware of the existence of such copyrights.
S Horowitz & Co
A recent precedential decision, issued by the Compensation and Royalties Committee ("the Committee"), in a case in which our firm represented a leading Israeli company...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
To commemorate the World Intellectual Property Day celebrated on 26th April 2018, the theme focused on "Powering change: Women in Innovation and creativity" ...
T & A Legal
Don't you just dislike when you buy a trusted product and then realise it is an identical brand made to look exactly like what you originally wanted?
T & A Legal
A substantial political economy literature, dating back to the eighteenth century, exits on the determinants of property rights.
AELEX
The award of damages and costs were also set aside by the Court of Appeal.
AELEX
Copyright is a form of intellectual property. It has been defined by Black's Law Dictionary, 9th Edition as a right granted to the author or originator of certain literary or artistic productions...
ENSafrica
With intellectual property ("IP"), the focus is often on protection (generally in the form of registration) and enforcement, which often takes the form of an infringement action.
ENSafrica
Over the past few years, we've reported on a number of legal battles involving chocolate bars such as Kit Kat and Toblerone.
ENSafrica
Celebrities have done a great deal to increase awareness of intellectual property ("IP"). The reason for this is simple: celebrities make significant use of IP ...
KISCH IP
Since the start of cross-border trade, various treaties have been entered into to provide protection of a brand holder which is similar to that of the nationals of a foreign nation ...
KISCH IP
Unlike other forms of intellectual property that are protected for a limited period of time, trade marks can be protected in perpetuity provided the trade marks are renewed*.
STA Law Firm
In the previous Article concerning Registration of Smell, fragrance, olfactory marks and Aroma Trademarks – Global overview, we discussed a perspective of major countries ...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The regional trademark offices in the Middle East, including the local UAE trademark office, receive thousands of trademark applications on a yearly basis.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
With the increased usage of social media, companies and employers find themselves obliged to establish policies for employees to provide acceptable, reasonable, safe and common-sense guidelines and recommendations for using social media responsibly.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Commenting on the efforts by the DED in today's edition of Khaleej Times, Munir Suboh, Partner and Head of IP here at BSA, said: "We are eager to see the enhanced version of Intellectual property electronic gateway.
Gowling WLG
In this article, we will address the topic of employee created rights or commissioned works in the field of trademarks, such as logos, stylised marks, or non-traditional marks such as packaging, get-up, icons, user interfaces, etc.
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In this article, we will address the topic of employee created rights or commissioned works in the field of trademarks, such as logos, stylised marks, or non-traditional marks such as packaging, get-up, icons, user interfaces, etc.
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T & A Legal
Don't you just dislike when you buy a trusted product and then realise it is an identical brand made to look exactly like what you originally wanted?
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
To commemorate the World Intellectual Property Day celebrated on 26th April 2018, the theme focused on "Powering change: Women in Innovation and creativity" ...
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On March 19, 2018, the updated draft of the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union ("EU") was published.
T & A Legal
A substantial political economy literature, dating back to the eighteenth century, exits on the determinants of property rights.
Lex Artifex, LLP
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