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Prior Rights And Registered Intellectual Property
This article explores if the exclusive rights in a trademark can be obtained in the course of trade without registration and what is the scope of such rights across Canada, China, France, Germany, Russia, UAE and the UK.
7 Jun 2018
What Constitutes Evidence Of Use?
The concept of use arises frequently in trademark law, but there may be regional differences in its presentation. The focus of this article will be on how it can be raised and proven at various stages ...
11 May 2018
Distinctly Different? Trade Marks And The Standards For Distinctiveness
The growth of the online world has meant that many brands which previously would have been accessible by and promoted to a section of society are now available to the world.
1 Mar 2018
Changes To Powers Of Attorney In Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia has issued a judicial announcement in which it stated that powers of attorney provided to legal advisers and IP representatives will be considered valid for five years only from the date of issuance.
Saudi Arabia
12 Jan 2018
Free Trade Zones & Their Role In Counterfeiting & Piracy In China, The UAE And Singapore
This webinar considers free trade zones in Singapore, China and the UAE and in particular; their impact on counterfeit and pirate goods; the challenges and benefits that they present to brand owners...
24 Oct 2017
Grey Market Goods In The EU, Russia & The Middle East: Enforcement Options For Rights Holders
Gowling WLG's Global Unauthorised Goods & Brand Enforcement Task Force have launched an autumn webinar series that examines a number of key topics - all with a focus on helping you better protect your brand.
4 Oct 2017
Back To Basics: Conducting Intellectual Property Work In The Middle East
Our intellectual property team in Dubai has put together this handy alphabetised guide as an introduction to conducting IP work in the Middle East.
22 Jun 2017
Copyright Law - How Does The UAE Compare With Common Law Jurisdictions?
Civil law and common law traditions exert divergent influences on certain features of national copyright laws, which results in major differences between copyright law in civil law jurisdictions...
United Arab Emirates
1 Mar 2017
Enforcing 3d Marks In The Gulf Region: The Shape Of Things To Come
As obtaining and enforcing three dimensional marks in Europe, the US and elsewhere becomes more and more difficult...
United Arab Emirates
30 Nov 2016
Fee Levels: Why Brand Owners Need To React Fast In The Middle East And North Africa
Recent fee increases are just one area of change creating challenges for brand owners in the Middle East and Africa.
Saudi Arabia
28 Sep 2016
GCC Trade Marks Law Comes Into Force And Increases Fees
On Sunday 29 May 2016, Bahrain became the second country to bring the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Trade Marks Law (the TM law) into effect.
24 Jun 2016
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