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Syria: Fifth Circuit to Handle IP Matters
March 19, 2018
The Fifth Civil Court of First Instance (Fifth Circuit) in Syria recently announced that it will be handling all intellectual property related matters in lieu of the First Circuit, which typically handles commercial disputes.
The Fifth Circuit will be holding hearings related to IP disputes in Damascus only. Pending cases may face a delay as cases are transferred from the First Circuit to the Fifth Circuit.
We expect this update will result in an effective and efficient resolution of disputes in Syria.
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