Region: Mauritius

New IP legislation now in force: what you need to know

The Industrial Property Act 2019 came into force on 31 January 2022. This update highlights the key points of interest for IP owners and practitioners.

07 April 2022

Counterfeit hotspots in Mauritius that brand owners must be aware of

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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 Indian Ocean and the island nation of Mauritius.

30 July 2020

Shangri-La case: a trademark judgment that will please multinationals

Two recent judgments of the Mauritius Industrial Property Tribunal in Shangri-La Tours Ltd v Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited represent an emphatic victory for the foreign defendant.

20 December 2019

Trademark licensing in Africa: an A-Z whistle-stop tour

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.

01 October 2019

Counterfeiting in Africa: part one of an A-Z guide

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.

10 May 2018

Venturing into Africa: law firm opportunity and risk in an evolving IP landscape

For this week’s blog post from the <em>WTR 1000</em> research team, it is timely to consider the current state of trademark protection in Africa.

15 August 2016

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