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West Bank: Automating the Trademark Filing System
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
On February 1, 2006, the Patent and Trademark Office launched a new system to file trademark applications electronically. This new system allows applicants to fill out an electronic application form, check and review it for accuracy and precision, and then submit it ...
Qatar: Accelerated Trademark Registration Procedures
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
The Trademark Office in Qatar has recently modified some of its registration practices in an attempt to enhance its operations and to provide applicants with an adequate intellectual property rights registration system. The new practices include the following: 1. All ...
Morocco: New Industrial Property Law
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
The current law on the protection of Industrial Property (Law No. 17-97) concerning trademarks, patents of invention, topographies of integrated circuits, industrial designs and models, and geographical indications and appellations of origin has recently been amended in ...
Algeria: 2003 Ordinances in Force
Sunday, January 1, 2006
The implementing decrees No. 05-275 for patents, No. 05-276 for topography of integrated circuits, and No. 05-277 for trademarks issued on August 2, 2005 and published in the Official Gazette No. 54 on August 7, 2005 are now in force. The ordinances related to the above ...
Bahrain: Increase in Official Fees
Monday, December 26, 2005
On December 26, 2005, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry issued Resolution No. 40/2005 regarding the official fees schedule in connection with the Trademarks Law promulgated in the year 1991 by Decree No. 10/1991.By virtue of Ministerial Resolution No. 40/2005, recently ...