Bahrain

Manchester United targets Football Manager; Alibaba cooperation call; new gTLD use rising – news digest

In our latest edition, we look at China hitting back at covid-19 infringers, Off-White continuing to seek a red zip-tie trademark, IP complaints going digital in Bahrain, and much more.

Manchester United targets <em>Football Manager</em>; Alibaba cooperation call; new gTLD use rising – news digest
Despite the potential of the Middle East, excessive fees are leading to a shrinking trademark market: exclusive data analysis
15 Jun 2018

Despite the potential of the Middle East, excessive fees are leading to a shrinking trademark market: exclusive data analysis

In this week’s data report, we examine the state of the trademark market in the Middle East, taking an in-depth look at filing trends in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE in particular.

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6 Jun 2016

Middle East fee rise trend continues: trademark fees "skyrocket" upwards of 3000% in Bahrain and Syria

In another shock for the IP community in the Middle East, two more countries have announced significant trademark fee increases that will have brand owners re-evaluating their registration strategies in the region. One expert tells us that, while the fee rises are considerable, there are more affordable avenues of protection that can be considered.

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3 Mar 2006

Bahrain joins WIPO treaties

Bahrain has acceded to several international agreements, including the Madrid
Protocol and the Nice Agreement. Although a number of implementing laws have
yet to come into force, the move underlines Bahrain's continuing commitment
to protecting IP rights.

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