News

Wednesday, March 1, 2006

- Bahrain adopts the 8th edition of the Nice classification of goods and services.

- Saudi Arabia implements new border measures for the protection of IP rights.
 
- Yemen adopts the 8th edition of the Nice classification of goods and services.

- Qatar amends the trademark filing requirements in order to enhance the registration system.

- Lebanon releases the Consumer Protection Law which outlines the general rules concerning the protection of consumers and the safety and quality of goods and services.

- Morocco announces its accession to the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (the UPOV Convention).

- Egypt adopts the 8th edition of the Nice classification of goods and services.

- Dubai Customs sets up a specialist unit for protecting IP rights.
 
- The Patent Cooperation Treaty enters into force in Libya.

- Bahrain announces its accession to the Madrid Protocol and Patent Law Treaty.

- Syria accedes to the Performances and Phonograms Treaty.

- The Copyright Treaty and the Performances and Phonograms Treaty enter into force inQatar.

- Saudi Arabia becomes the149th member of the WTO.
 
- The Omani Patent and Trademark Office announces that it would start accepting patent applications for the first time.

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