Salih El Amin Bulletin

Friday, 30 October 2015 Published in Salih Elamin Bulletin Read 233 times

 

 

New Open Data Law:

Turning Dubai into Smart City

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DUBAI - A new open data law was issued by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE. It the government’s initial step to achieving its digital transformation goal of making Dubai a Smart City.  The declaration stems after…

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DED Dubai institutes NEW DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

 

 

The Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection Sector of the Department of Economic Development instituted a new department - Business Disputes and Resolutions in Dubai which services include business…

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GAMBIA joined Madrid Protocol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gambia has now become the 96th member of the Madrid System after it joined Madrid protocol for the International Registration of Marks on September 18, 2015. Gambia is noted to be …

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SAUDI ARABIA: Trademark Renewal

TO INCREASE

 

 

The government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will likely to increase its fees on trademark renewal, assignment recordation, licenses and mergers starting…

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CHINA : REDUCTION of Trademark Fees

 

 

CHINA – The Ministry of Finance and the National Development and Reform Commission issued a notice (Notice 2136) on 1st September 2015, stipulating to reduce administrative fees for copyright and trademark registration applications effective…

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UAE:  AED 1.5 billion Piracy Cost

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Abdul Quddous Razzaq Al-Obeidy, chairman of UAE Intellectual Property Association estimated the annual costs suffered by UAE due to piracy and infringement of IP right to be around…

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JORDAN: Electronic Transactions Law: Paving the way to e-filing of TM application

 

 

Jordan - A new Law No.15 of 2015 after being ratified and published in Jordan’s Official Gazette has taken its full effect. The law encourages electronic transaction…

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U.A.E. – Late Filing of POA No More

 

 

The Trademark Office in U.A.E. has recently issued a new procedure cancelling the possibility of filing the required legalized power of attorney in a belated …

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U.A.E. – Hints on How to Avoid

Unnecessary Expenses

 

Given the recent substantial increase in the official fees in U.A.E., we believe that the following hints could be helpful in avoiding incurring unnecessary expenses in…

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UAE and WIPO to cooperate in

TRAINING PROGRAMS

 

 

The Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for cooperation in promoting IP culture…

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Qatar - National Phase of PCT Applications

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 Published in QATAR Read 10266 times

Although Qatar had joined the PCT since May 3, 2011, and that it could have been designated in International Applications filed on or after August 3, 2011, still it seems not possible to enter PCT applications into the national phase in this country.

Sudan - SOUTH SUDAN

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 Published in SUDAN Read 10580 times

We are aware that intellectual property laws are yet to be enacted in the new born state of South Sudan. However, a temporary trademark protection system under which trademarks may only be “reserved” has been established. All trademarks reserved will be registered as soon as a trademark law is promulgated and an official trademark register is established. It is not yet known if the protection period will be calculated from the reservation date or from the date of entering the trademark details in the new registration.

Sudan - IPO moving to new location

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 Published in SUDAN Read 11382 times

The Intellectual Property Office in Khartoum, Sudan, is changing its present premises. Our Sudan Office has informed us that the IPO has already started moving its archives and equipment to a new location in Khartoum. The move was prompted by the expansions the IPO is witnessing at present in the services it provides to IP owners.

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