Sha’ban Selected Subcommittee Chair of INTA’S MEA Law & Practice


HERNDON, VIRGINIA – Mr. Charles Sha’ban, Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) executive director was nominated for the subcommittee chair’s position of the International Trademark Association (INTA) Law & Practice for the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Accordingly, Mr. Sha’ban would be the primary person helping ensure articles from the MEA region are submitted and will be the first reviewer/editor. “This selection proves the trust INTA bestows upon us, it is a motivation for us to maintain the high quality of our work, and keep the world updated with trademark laws and practices in this region” Sha’ban said. AGIP was established in Kuwait in 1972, under the name of T.M.P Agents in a time when Intellectual Property (IP) protection was still in its early stages of development in the Arab region. It offers the following services: trademarks, patents, designs and copyrights registration, search for published trademarks, trademark watch service, patent drafting, patent validation system, anti-patent infringement, search for published patents, domain name registration, IP-renewals, IP valuation and others.

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