30 Dec 2021

41st Session of GCC Supreme Council Approves Amended GCC Patent Law

The GCC Supreme Council held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on January 5, 2021, has approved the Amended Patent Law (Regulation) for the Gulf Cooperation Council. (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, ...

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29 Dec 2021

2020 Year in Review: Top IP Stories and Events

Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) has rounded up the top Intellectual Property stories of 2020. AGIP - Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property Earned MIP’s ‘Middle ...

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14 Jan 2021

New Administrative Courts Law Issued in the West Bank

RAMALLAH – New Administrative Courts Law No. 41 of 2020 has been issued in the West Bank and published in the Official Gazette on January 11, 2021. Rather than the situation ...

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29 Dec 2020

Brexit Impact on Trademarks and Designs

LONDON - The departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union will bring about many changes. An existing EU application or registration currently includes the UK, but Brexit ...

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21 Dec 2020

China’s Amended Patent Law: Major Amendments on the Way

BEIJING - The Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress of China passed amendments to China’s Patent Law (CPL) on October 17, 2020. The amendments to the ...

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13 Dec 2020

Antonio Tavira

We are very saddened to hear of the passing away of Mr. Antonio Tavira.  Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) wishes to convey its sincerest condolences to ElZABURU, the ...

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30 Nov 2020

Registration of Collective Marks Containing Geographical Indications in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH – The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) announced the launch of a service for the registration of collective marks containing geographical indications in ...

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30 Nov 2020

Class Heading as Description of Goods is no Longer Acceptable in Algeria

ALGIERS – The Algerian National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI) has recently issued new regulations stipulate that the use of class headings as the list of goods in ...

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23 Nov 2020

AGIP Provides IP Rights Recordation Service with the Algerian Customs

ALGIERS – Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) as the leading global IP firm providing Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) protection, provides a new service in Algeria ...

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21 Nov 2020

AGIP Team Attends INTA First Virtual Annual & Leadership Meetings 2020

AMMAN – Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) attended the INTA first-ever virtual Meeting and Leadership Meeting which were held from November 16th – 20th, 2020, with ...

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05 Nov 2020

Three-Dimensional Trademarks ... Non-Conventional Business Identifiers

By: Dr. Nida’ N. Goussous Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Legal In the last decades, a new trend for trademark protection came into force, the so-called “non-conventional ...

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01 Nov 2020

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary of Patent Terms Published

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global) has recently issued Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary for Patent Terms, which is the sixth in a series of specialized dictionaries conducted by the ...

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01 Nov 2020

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary of Patent Terms Published

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global) has recently issued Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary for Patent Terms, which is the sixth in a series of specialized dictionaries conducted by the ...

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25 Oct 2020

AGIP Helps Clients Protect their Rights through Recordation with China Customs

BEIJING - Customs enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in China refers to the measures taken by Chinese Customs according to the law preventing the import and export of ...

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20 Oct 2020

West Bank to Establish Registry for Industrial Property Agents

RAMALLAH - The Palestinian Government has amended the third article of the Patents and Industrial Designs Law No. 22 for the year 1953 related to Agents registration.  Amending ...

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20 Oct 2020

Syria: Increase in Official Trademark Fees

DAMASCUS - The Syrian Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection has issued the Ministerial Decision No. 2765 dated October 14, 2020, which stipulates that the trademark ...

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15 Oct 2020

Oman to Introduce 5% VAT

MUSCAT - The Sultanate of Oman issued the Value Added Tax Law under Sultani Decree No 121/2020 to start imposing a five percent VAT within six months.  The tax will be imposed ...

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11 Oct 2020

Meet with our Experts at the INTA 2020 Virtual Meeting

This year, AGIP will attend the virtual 2020 INTA Annual Meeting & Leadership Meeting that will be held from November 16 to November 20, 2020.   Get in touch to arrange a ...

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11 Oct 2020

The Internet is Evolving; Are Your Systems Keeping Pace?

We would like to welcome the contribution of Mr. Baher Esmat, Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement - Middle East & Managing Director - Middle East & Africa (MEA). This ...

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05 Oct 2020

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary of Patent Terms Published

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global) has recently issued Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary for Patent Terms, which is the sixth in a series of specialized dictionaries conducted by the ...

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30 Sep 2020

WIPO Launches New Free Database of Judicial Decisions on Intellectual Property from ...

GENEVA - The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) announced in a press release that it has launched WIPO Lex-Judgments, a new database providing free-of-charge access to ...

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30 Sep 2020

Libya: Trademark Office Resumes Issuance of Official Gazette

TRIPOLI – The Trademark Office of Libya resumed the issuance of the Official Gazette after the interruption of trademarks publication since 2015. The Trademark Office issued ...

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30 Sep 2020

Meet with our Experts at the INTA 2020 Virtual Meeting

This year, AGIP will attend the virtual 2020 INTA Annual Meeting & Leadership Meeting that will be held from November 16 to November 20, 2020.   Get in touch to arrange a ...

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29 Sep 2020

Surname is Now Registered as Trademark in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH – The Saudi Arabia Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) approved the registration of family name as trademark in the Kingdom. The Authority set certain conditions ...

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23 Sep 2020

AGIP Takes Part in Drafting a Guide on Patent Formulation in Tunisia

TUNIS – Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP), represented by its office manager in Tunisia Mr. Fathi Abu-Nimeh, attended the meeting held at the National Institute for ...

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05 Sep 2020

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary of Patent Terms Published

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global) has recently issued Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary for Patent Terms, which is the sixth in a series of specialized dictionaries conducted by the ...

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01 Sep 2020

GCC Bundle Offer

GCC Bundle Offer Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) is introducing a chance to its clients to extend their trademarks protection to the GCC countries through one bundle ...

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25 Aug 2020

Sound Trademark Enters in “Registrable Trademarks” Arena in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH – For the first time in the history of Saudi Arabia, a sound trademark has been registered in the Kingdom, entering a new IP era in which non-traditional trademarks are ...

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19 Aug 2020

Jordan Activates Regulations of Patent Examination

AMMAN – The Industrial Property Protection Directorate (IPPD), affiliate to the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply in Jordan has decided to activate Article 20 of the ...

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14 Aug 2020

Let’s Talk Counterfeit Matters in Kenya

There is no doubt that we are living in an exceptional period of time where “New Normal” has placed a lot of pressure on businesses and individuals to adapt due to the ...

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