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Lawyers in Dubai
15 May 2024

Patent & Design Updates from Saudi Arabia

Patent & Design Updates from Saudi Arabia In a bid to bolster its intellectual property landscape and enhance its position in the global innovation ecosystem, Saudi Arabia has taken significant strides by implementing crucial amendments to its Patent and Design Laws. The recent developments, including joining international initiatives such as…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
14 Apr 2022

Intellectual Property: Patent Registration in Israel

Intellectual Property: Patent Registration in Israel An invention is protected by a patent, which is an exclusive privilege given to the inventor. In other words, a patent is an exclusive license to a device or a method that proposes a new technological approach to a problem or a new way…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
27 Dec 2021

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the Middle East

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the Middle East “There is one and only one social responsibility of business – to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open…

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Lawyers in Dubai
21 Nov 2021

Patenting Software

Software Patent Introduction  The digital economy's backbone is technology, and software accounts for a significant portion of its importance. In fact, the software is becoming increasingly important in all economic sectors as a means of leveraging productivity. Intellectual property (IP) regulations would be affected significantly as a result of this. …

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intellectual Property Laws in UAE
31 May 2020

Joint Ownership of Intellectual Property

Joint Ownership of Intellectual Property   Introduction Henry David Thoreau said, “the world is a canvas to the imagination.” This is very accurate as ideas are the foundation of any success, business, or personal. Depending on the effort put and the extensive research into the innovation, it is safe to…

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Lawyers in Dubai
06 Apr 2020

Q&A Patent Registration in the UAE (Part 2 of 2)

Q&A on Patent Laws in the UAE (Part II of II) STA’s renowned Intellectual Property team has progressed with the second series of the Q&A on Patent Laws in the UAE based on popular demand by pundits in the intellectual property sphere. In this questionnaire, the Patent Division under the…

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Patent Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
04 Mar 2020

Patent Laws in the UAE

Patent Laws in the UAE (Part 1 of 2) Guidance to readers: This is the first part of a two-part series on various aspects of patent law in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) including statutory interpretation, dispute resolution mechanism, judicial authority, patent infringement, enforcement, rights of patent holders, procedural aspects and…

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Property Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
22 Jan 2020

Exceptions to Patent Rights under the TRIPS Agreement

Patents Rights in Developing Countries: Exceptions Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) have never been more economically and politically important than they are today. Elements of IP law such as, but not limited to, trademarks, copyrights, patents, and utility models, are of prime importance in debates on IPRs in various sectors such…

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intellectual Property Laws in UAE
06 Nov 2019

Patent Infringements - Global Overview

A Guide to Patent Infringement: A Global Perspective Ideas and innovation are the cornerstones of any successful corporation. Given that modernisation and globalisation has had a significant impact on corporations, it is only fair that the ideas defining these businesses are given protection from being misused, manipulated or stolen. Stolen…

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Patent Registration in the UAE
31 Aug 2018

The Steps in Patent Registration in the UAE

Inventing something new, including a new process or a novel item is often the first step in developing a company and launching a brand-new opportunity for an individual or a group. Each country is responsible for patent registration within its area. In the United Arab Emirates, patent registration is managed…

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Patent Registration in the UAE
27 Mar 2017

Patent Registration in the UAE

Registration of Patents in the UAE Frequently Asked Questions Preventing others from unjustly, and without a warrant, commercializing that which you have poured your blood, sweat, and tears into, is one of the functions patents serve to protect innovators from and thereby to open doors to endless opportunities. Patents are…

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