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Destination Africa: What You Need to Know About Ghana

Formed from the merger of the British colony of the Gold Coast and the Togoland trust territory, Ghana in 1957 became the first Sub-Saharan country in colonial Africa to gain its independence. With a total area of 238,535 km2 (92,099 sq mi), Ghana is bordered by Côte d’Ivoire in the west, Burkina Faso in the ...

2022-07-28T09:04:19+00:00July 28th, 2022|News|

Turkey Cracks Down on Infringers

Located at the crossroads of Asia and Europe, Turkey occupies a transcontinental position of significant importance, which bestows upon the country a considerable influence across the region and beyond. Turkey’s strategic geographic position makes it an important energy and logistics corridor, linking Europe with the Middle East, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. With the rise ...

2022-07-28T08:54:57+00:00July 28th, 2022|News|

All Aboard the ARIPO Train, Next Stop Cabo Verde

The island-nation of Cabo Verde is set to be the 22nd member of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO).Cabo Verde, which is located across the western shores of Africa, acceded to the Lusaka Agreement, Banjul, and Harare Protocols and the treaties are expected to enter into force on July 6, 2022.In related news, Cabo ...

2022-07-01T07:01:57+00:00July 1st, 2022|News|

Smooth Sailing: New Customs Measures in Kenya

In an effort to combat counterfeiting and piracy, the Kenyan Anti-Counterfeiting Authority (ACA) recently adopted a further measure to combat imports of counterfeit goods into the country, as stated in Section 34B of the Anti-Counterfeit Act, 2008 and the Anti-Counterfeit (Recordation) Regulations of 2021. Brand owners have a deadline of January 1, 2023 to register ...

2022-07-01T06:43:44+00:00July 1st, 2022|News|

Copy That: Copyright Protection is in Saudi Arabia

In an effort to encourage the creation of art and culture, the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property announced the launch of the online optional registration service for copyrights of written materials in Saudi Arabia.This comes after the Implementing Regulations of the Copyright Law entered into force on December 23, 2019, which confirm the present procedures ...

2022-07-01T06:37:06+00:00July 1st, 2022|News|

Decrease in Trademark Publication Fees in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) announced a decrease in the official publication fees of trademark applications. The new rates will apply to all applications filed on or after June 9, 2022. By way of background, trademark applications and recordals are published electronically in the Official Gazette upon acceptance. Oppositions may be filed within ...

2022-07-01T06:22:33+00:00July 1st, 2022|News|

UAE: Updated Requirements for Filing Patent Applications

Authenticity of foreign signatures and documents in the UAE requires what is known as legalization to be legally valid. The legalization process is both time consuming and costly; in addition, places certain transactions at risk if a legalized document is not secured within a statutory period of time. Supporting documents for national entry of PCT ...

2022-07-01T06:17:22+00:00July 1st, 2022|News|
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