Jordan: Issues New Resolution on Patent Renewal Fees

AMMAN - As per the new decision issued by the Directorate of Industrial Property Protection in Jordan, it is now permitted to pay annuity fees for several years in advance for granted patents in Jo

Saudi Arabia: IP Authority Pressing on Wards

In September 2018, the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property participated in the 58th meeting of the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Qatar: Patent Grievances and Compulsory Licensing Committee Established

Now that the Patent Office in Qatar has been actively examining patent applications and has even issued decisions on several applications, there is a need for applicants and interested parties to h

Oman: Patent Search Now Possible

The Patent Office in Oman announced that official equivalent patent searches are now possible.

Qatar: Implementing Regulations of the Patent Law Enter into Force

Recently, and after much deliberation, the Patent Office in Qatar issued the Implementing Regulations of the Patent Law. The Implementing Regulations entered into force on July 5, 2018.

GCC Trademark Law Comes into Force in Oman

MUSCAT - Oman adopted the GCC Trademark Law that came into force in the country as of July 25, 2017.

Indian Patent Office issues Revised Guidelines for Examination of CRIs

24 Jul 2017 NEW DELHI: The Indian Patent Office published revised guidelines for examination of Computer Related Inventions (CRIs) effective June 30, 2017.

Oman: State Council Clears Draft of GCC Trademark Law

The State Council has approved the draft law on Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (GCC) trademark as also the one on protection of Aflaj sites.
The draft law on the GCC trademark was assigned by the Council of Ministers with the reports of the Economic Committee and Shura Council.

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