Whenever reference is made to a work of art named "The Thinker" in Angola, most people will think of the statuette "The Chokwe Thinker" ("O Pensador").
There have been many changes in 2020 to procedures for registering industrial property rights in Angola, particularly with regard to trademark registration.
The receipt of an official notification requesting the payment of registration and certificate fees is one of the most eagerly awaited moments in the trademark registration process ...
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The district court in the central district of Israel issued a default judgment ruling that Telegram must take action to remove copyrights infringing content from its platform.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
From Campari to Coca-Cola to Google's PageRank, businesses and corporations have continued to keep their trade secrets, to enhance prospects of their long term, sustainable future through market relevance and profitable business operations.
Adams & Adams
The much needed developments aim to address the rapidly transforming corporate landscape in Nigeria.
Resolution Law Firm
A patent priority is said to take effect where a patentee who files a patent application in a foreign country which is a signatory of the Paris Cooperation Treaty has the right to within 12 months file an identical or same application in Nigeria and subsequently claims priority based on the first application in the foreign country.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Not all creations of the mind are regarded as intellectual property protectable under intellectual property laws in Nigeria, as these laws stipulate the criteria that must be satisfied...
Sao Tome and Principe
Every financial year, applicants settle a budget for their trademark portfolio, which involves examining expenses for new applications and maintaining existing rights, prosecution, litigation, and disbursements, among other things.
The Seychelles is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean with less than 100,000 inhabitants.
Adams & Adams
Pursuant to the provisions of the Somali Trade Mark Law No. 3 of 22 January 1955, and its amendment by Law No. 33 of 18 January 1975...
It's not easy keeping track of Elon Musk – the one week he's the richest man on the planet, the next week he's a mere second.
In the context of patents, the principle of exhaustion of rights is an important one, albeit one that comes up infrequently in court judgments.
A recent UK judgment on so-called "bait and switch" is worth a look.
Two recent trade mark news stories are worth discussing.
Uganda is located at the heart of sub-Saharan Africa and is bordered by South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Earlier in September 2020, the UAE Cabinet issued decree number 15 of 2020, "The Decree", and introduced several progressive amendments to Federal Law No 3 of 1987 of the Penal Code ...
"Inventa IP Review" is an annual compilation with the main Intellectual Property (IP) topics that occurred in the previous year.
In recent years, the investment from Chinese companies has increased substantially. Chinese companies operating in Africa have contributed to the development of certain industries in different countries on African continent.
ERIC SILWAMBA, JALASI AND LINYAMA Legal Practitioners
Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Zambia, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries