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Not all Gulf states on same page in Intellectual Property

Sep 15, 2018

UAE leads by some distance but it is troubling others have dropped on key indexSome of the Gulf cou...

Kuwait Adopting NICE 10th Edition

Oct 15, 2016

The tenth edition of the Nice Classification is expected to enter into force on January 1, 2017 in ...

Jordan Amends Patent Law

May 20, 2017

Jordan’s Ministry of Industry and Trade announced that the amended Patent Law No. 16 and the amende...

Nigeria trademark environment improves following release of opposition compendium

Mar 21, 2019

Trademark attorneys in Nigeria are praising the country’s IP office following the announcement that...

Goods and Services Classification update for OAPI

Mar 10, 2019

The OAPI IP Office recently published a notice informing trade mark owners, agents and all other us...

UAE Trademark Office Reduces Official Fees

Jul 13, 2019

Although it is not yet officially announced by the Trademark Office, the new reduced official fees ...

OAPI Adopts 11th Edition

Aug 01, 2017

The Trademark Office of the African Intellectual Property Organization, commonly referred to as OAP...

E-Filing Patent Applications in Jordan

Aug 01, 2017

Given Jordan’s unremitting commitment to the protection of intellectual property, the Jordanian Pat...

Jordan joins TMview and DesignView

Apr 24, 2018

As of 23 April 2018 The Jordanian Industrial Property Protection Directorate under The Ministry of ...

Jordan joins Patent Cooperation Treaty

Apr 13, 2017

Jordan has joined the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), taking the agreement’s contracting states to...