Egypt: Importing is no GOEIC-ING Matter

In an effort to combat the illicit importation goods into the country, Egyptian authorities decreed a set of regulations in March 2016 stipulating that certain imported goods will not legally enter

Algeria: Revised Official Fees

Algeria recently announced a revision in the official fees for all intellectual property matters, including trademarks, patents, and industrial designs.

India: Monsanto’s Bt Cottonseeds Patent Dispute Continues

In a landmark judgment on January 08, 2019, the Supreme Court (SC) of India set aside the judgment of a Division Bench of the Delhi High Court, which had revoked Monsanto’s patent 214436 and remand

Spain:Significant Amendments to Spanish Trademark Law

Spain issued the Royal Decree No. 21 of December 2018, which will modify some articles of the Trademark Law 17/2001 of December 7. The Decree has come into force in Spain on January 14, 2019.

Bahrain: Patents and Utility Models Implementing Regulations Published

On December 13, 2018, following the recent decision to begin substantive examination of pending and new patent applications, the Patent Office in Bahrain issued the Implementing Regulations of Law

Jordan: Moving to the Cloud

Given Jordan’s unremitting commitment to the protection of intellectual property, the Patent and Trademark Office announced that it plans to begin receiving and processing all applications in elect

Iraq: Trademark Office Suspends Receipt of Search Applications

The Iraqi Trademark Office announced that it has suspended receipt of new applications for trademark search starting from January 2, 2019 till January 21, 2019.

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