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The United Arab Emirates has formally approved some of the most extensive legal reforms ever seen in the country, which include major changes in the IP space.
17 January 2022
Trademark registrations in early 2020 on the small island state of Cape Verde reflects the seismic shift created by coronavirus for IP teams at large pharmaceutical groups.
13 January 2022
Our key findings from this year’s exclusive research project analysing the noncore tools and services offered by the world’s top 60 IP offices shows positive momentum – but there is still much to be done to close the innovation gap.
05 January 2022
The football and legal words recently met for a clash of the titans in an appeal heard by South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal.
17 December 2021
The Uganda Registration Services Bureau has launched a trademark e-filing platform as part of its all-digital strategy.
08 December 2021
Israel’s Supreme Court has upheld an appeal by French fashion house Chanel in a dispute involving the rebottling of luxury perfumes.
08 December 2021
This decision of the Federal High Court in a case involving the ‘eNaira’ - the Central Bank of Nigeria’s new digital currency - broadens the scope of Section 13(2) of the Trademarks Act.
03 December 2021
Benin, Africa, has registered its first protected geographical indication, the result of much planning and collaboration by the national government, the European Union and the French Development Agency. It is hoped that the move will boost economic growth and preserve agricultural heritage.
25 November 2021
Government services related to intellectual property appear unaffected by last month’s military action by the Sudanese military but it remains to be seen how long this remains the case.
18 November 2021
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