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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 Abu Dhabi
22 Apr 2020

Special Purpose Acquisition Company

Special Purpose Acquisition Company One or more private individuals/entities can create a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) for the special purpose of acquiring interest in one or more existing companies or businesses by raising capital through an initial public offering (IPO), and therefore, receive profit from such a merger, acquisition…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
22 Mar 2020

US: Cause of Action under Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act

Cause of Action under Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 (hereinafter “RESPA”) came into effect since June 20, 1975. The law is bulky and a code into web of accountability all the parties to the real estate settlement transactions viz. mortgage brokers, servicers of…

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aviation lawyers in Dubai
09 Mar 2020

Air Crash Liability in International Air Law

Airplane Crash Liability in International Law Introduction The two recent international aeroplane crashes (the Lion Air crash and the Ethiopian Air crash) resulted an international outcry over the safety of passengers aboard international flights. Consequently, the question of which entity can be held accountable for these disasters is on the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
23 Feb 2020

US: Admissibility of Forensic Evidence in Courts

Admissibility of Forensic Evidence in Courts – USA Overview Introduction Miscarriage of justice is an existential problem, reigning throughout the years with what looks like no end in sight. Worldwide, several people are wrongly convicted and executed for crimes they did not commit. This ultimately leads to the individual who…

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Technology Lawyers in Dubai
21 Jan 2020

Political Boundaries in Cyberspace

Political Boundaries in Cyberspace As Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) continue to suffuse through every aspect of human life in the twenty-first century, they have skewed the perceptions of citizens, and the outlook of jurisdictions worldwide. As societies continue to reshape themselves into digital economies, there has been a surge…

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Lawyers in Dubai
25 Dec 2019

Georgia Hands-Free Law

United States: Georgia Hands-Free Law Introduction Vehicles such as cars and trucks have progressed the world to a significant degree. It would be almost impossible to picture a city or town without cars driving around and traffic filling the streets. This form of transport has arisen over the last century…

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Lawyers in Dubai
19 Dec 2019

Amendments to the Canadian Trademarks Act

Amendments to the Canadian Trademarks Act Introduction to Intellectual Property Since the beginning of history, the commercial exchange has been an important sphere of concern for every organized society. Nowadays, the international community is undergoing a surge in international trade relations, manifested in the adoption of several international trade treaties…

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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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Criminal Lawyers in UAE
29 Sep 2019

Res Gestae – The American Criminal Law Concept

Res Gestae – The American Criminal Law Concept Introduction The United States (US) has a well-established regulatory structure and close to 250 years of growth and development in this respect. As such, the nation is known around the world as having one of the best, most open fair systems around.…

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Shipping law firms in Dubai
25 Sep 2019

United States: Marine Insurance and Warranties

Warranties in Marine Insurance: USA It was in the 18th Century that, Lord Mansfield attempted to separate the concept by mentioning that warranties are a part of a policy that is written; however, the representations are created out of a written agreement and can be answered either equally or substantially.…

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Lawyers in Dubai
22 Sep 2019

Lights, Camera, Taxation!

Bollywood Deals: Music Meets Dance Who isn’t a fan of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge? The lens takes us to the romance set in the mountains of Switzerland to a typical wedding household in India with dance, music, drama, and emotion. Bollywood is one of the most prolific centers of film…

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Healthcare lawyers in UAE
31 Aug 2019

Non-insane Automatism in Criminal Law

Non-insane Automatism in Criminal Law There are many different terms and concepts in criminal law; one of the most interesting is automatism. Automatism negates and could avoid criminal responsibility. The term automatism is used in Criminal law to describe behaviour that occurs when a person is unconscious to the fact…

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intellectual Property Laws in UAE
22 Aug 2019

The Music Modernization Act

Music Modernization Act – October 2018 Introduction Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play Music, and Deezer are some widely used music streaming services. Have users of these streaming services ever wondered whether the artists receive revenue whenever their music is streamed? Do listeners ever think about or acknowledge the exceptionally gifted…

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