Each quarter we will be running a series of pieces presenting recent Legal Updates that you may have missed. For our next instalment we turn our attention to the Middle East and Africa.
In the latest instalment in our regular series on marketplaces around the globe that are reportedly notorious for being counterfeit havens, we head to the island nation of Madagascar.
The world is awash with counterfeit goods, with Africa proving no exception. In the first of part of our A-Z, we examine the anti-counterfeiting frameworks from Algeria to Morocco.
Obtaining a trademark registration can be very difficult and expensive in Madagascar, as demonstrated by a recent case. Read more
With Africa proving to be a particularly lucrative region for brands seeking licensing opportunities, we examine what rights holders need to know about trademark licences from a swathe of nations across the continent. Read more
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@WTR_Alerts European Union - Legal Update Alert: In a victory for Apple Inc, which sought to invalidate the mark E*MESSAGE, the… https://t.co/AlKBGbjzeU Read more