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Just like you renew your ID card, or passport you should make sure to renew your trademark. In many instances if you do not renew the mark you lose it!

The ability to renew a trademark indefinitely is one of the best assets associated with trademarks, so make sure you abuse and utilize

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May 2021
عطلة عيد الفطر المبارك

Our offices will be closed due to Eid Al Fitr Holiday. We are happy to inform you that all of your emails will be answered once we are back on Monday the 17th of May, 2021.

Trademark offices in the region are also closed so all deadlines will be moved to the next working day, please refer

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Jordan
May 2021
قرار مديرية حماية الملكية الصناعية التابعة لوزارة الصناعة والتجارة والتموين في المملكة الأردنية يقضي بوقف إستقبال أي طلبات لمدة أسبوعين

The Jordanian Industrial Property Protection Directorate under The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply issued a decision based on the Defense orders to suspend receiving any application starting 9/5/2021 for a period of two weeks, with an exception for the applications with a priority number

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Saudi Arabia
May 2021
تقييم معايير العلامات التجارية في المملكة العربية السعودية

In efforts to guide and provide transparency on IP matters internationally, the INTA publishes a benchmarking survey about trademark practices in different countries.
This study is a highly valuable tool for all trademark professionals. We are very proud of the accomplishments completed by

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On the 20th of April, Alyafi IP Group delivered the last webinar in a series of webinars on Foreign Filing Strategies held by the Norwegian Association of Intellectual Property Administrators – NAIPA.

The webinar covered Patents in the Gulf Cooperation Council – GCC. In particular, the

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Oman
April 2021
رسوم إضافية على تسجيل العلامات التجارية وبراءات الإختراع في سلطنة عُمان بسبب تطبيق ضريبة القيمة المضافة

In line with other GCC countries, Sultanate Oman has implemented VAT on 16-April-21 which will have an impact on Trademark and Patent Official fees in Oman.

Effective from 16-Apr-21 the Government of Oman has decided to introduce value added tax (VAT) system for all sectors. The rate of

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United Arab of Emirates
April 2021
إصدار مركز دبي المالي العالمي أنظمة للملكية الفكرية تحت القانون رقم "4" الصادر عام 2019 ونشره لتعليقات الجمهور

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), has issued a consultation paper seeking comments on proposed new Intellectual Property Regulations. While the DIFC IP Law was recently enacted in 2019, the proposed updates reflect the Centre's commitment to maintaining a transparent and robust

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We are aware you have a couple of trademark renewals coming up and thought about sharing this article drafted by one of our team members about the importance of trademark renewals hope you enjoy reading it!

Why is trademark renewal is a fundamental process?

Unlike other forms of

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Oman
March 2021
سلطنة عمان - خدمات جديدة خاصة بالملكية الفكرية عبر الإنترنت تشمل حماية العلامات التجارية وحقوق النشر

“The Department of Intellectual Property at the Ministry of Industry and Investment Promotion in Oman has issued a decision on 2-Mar-21 launching its new online services for filing trademarks and copyrights applications through its website starting 07-Mar-21; Filing applications manually will

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