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Justice Prevails in Cyprus: TMP Agents (Now AGIP) vs Saba & Co. IP
Monday, June 18, 2007
1- The Supreme Court of Cyprus recently issued its judgment in a Court case brought by TMP Agents (now AGIP) against Saba & Co. in relation to a letter that Saba had sent to a Swiss firm in 1988, regarding publications of cautionary notices for the protection of ...
Saudi Arabia: The Age of Cyber War
Friday, June 15, 2007
The Saudi Arabian Council of Ministers issued on March 26, 2007 Decree no. 79 promulgating a new penal law on Cyber Crime for the first time in the country. This law addresses the rise in electronic crime in the country which embraces such crimes as credit card frauds, ...
Saudi Arabia: New Requirement
Friday, June 1, 2007
According to a recent notification issued by the Saudi Trademark Office,  priority documents in support of trademark applications must be submitted at the Office within 6 months from priority date. Prior to this revised requirement, priority documents were usually ...
Saba IP at INTA's 129th Annual Meeting
Saturday, April 28, 2007
The International Trademark Association (INTA) held its 129th annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois, USA from April 28 till May 02, 2007. More than 7,500 trademark professionals from more than 130 countries took advantage of five days of educational programs, committee ...
Syria: Implementing Regulations Out
Thursday, April 12, 2007
One month after the promulgation of Syrian Law no. 8 of 2007 on the protection of trademarks, geographical indications, and industrial models and designs, the Syrian Ministry of Trade and Industry issued on April 12, 2007 the implementing regulations of this law. The ...
Oman: Accession to WIPO Treaties
Tuesday, April 10, 2007
By virtue of Ministerial Decree no. 37 of 2007, the Omani government announced its  approval of the country’s accession to the following WIPO treaties and conventions: - Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Program-Carrying Signals Transmitted by ...
Oman: Accession to WIPO Treaties
Tuesday, April 10, 2007
By virtue of Ministerial Decree no. 37 of 2007, the Omani government announced its  approval of the country’s accession to the following WIPO treaties and conventions: - Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Program-Carrying Signals Transmitted by ...
Bahrain: Accession to the Trademark Law Treaty
Sunday, March 18, 2007
The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization welcomed the deposit of the instrument of accession of Bahrain to the Trademark Law Treaty on December 18, 2006. The said Treaty will enter into force in Bahrain on March 18, 2007. The above comes within ...
Bahrain: Accession to the Patent Cooperation Treaty
Sunday, March 18, 2007
The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization welcomed the deposit of the instrument of accession of Bahrain to the Patent Cooperation Treaty on December 18, 2006. The said Treaty will enter into force in Bahrain on March 18, 2007. Bahrain is thus ...