Анализ товарных знаков в США и ЕС – СТА – ведущая юридическая компания в Дубае с офисами по всему миру

СТА быстро развивающаяся юридическая компания в Дубае – Адвокат в Дубае – ОАЭ, Азия, Европа

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Анализ товарных знаков в США и ЕС

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Желание компаний, путем регистрации товарного знака показать свою устойчивую позицию в индустрии, привело к многочисленным спорам. Компании пытаются имитировать известные марки общепризнанных брендов (таких как Coca-Cola и Apple) на несопоставимые товары (например, модные товары и автомобили, соответственно). Следовательно, общая концепция товарных знаков вращается вокруг способности товарного знака обозначать конкретный источник или конкретного владельца. Однако относительная новизна концепции и различия в законодательстве вызывают большую неопределенность среди владельцев товарных знаков.

An Insight into the Sports Industry – STA Law Firm

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Sports in the Middle East

 

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After a visit to my friend’s place last night, I realized how passionate people can be about sports. Apparently there was a big football match happening and I could hear screams and shouts from several different apartments in the building. Maybe annoying to some people, I just thought it showed how sports can get people together behind one goal, pun intended!
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Judicial cooperation between ADGM and ABU DHABI judiciary – STA Law Firm

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ADGM or Abu Dhabi Judiciary?

 

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My friend recently moved to Abu Dhabi here from the UK. She was very intrigued by the fact that two different judicial systems go hand in hand in Abu Dhabi. UAE is one of the few countries where there is more than one jurisdiction in one city. She keeps doing long and hard research for which judicial system to look up to when deciding on a commercial or a civil matter. I told her, all she needed to do was read this article…
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Key Decisions on Dubai Property Laws between 2009 and 2013 by Dubai Court of Cassation (Part II) – STA Law Firm

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Dubai Property Law

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Looking to buy a house here in Dubai? Just make sure you’re aware of all the rules and regulations. People are often misled because of their lack of knowledge concerning Dubai’s Property Law. Our team of real estate and property lawyers talk about the recent laws and key decisions made by Dubai courts.
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Aircraft Mortgages – Aviation Lawyers in Dubai

Always dreamed of flying in the lap of luxury in your own private jet or speeding between your home and office in style with a helicopter?

If your budget doesn’t budge, don’t worry – aviation mortgage is not as complicated as it looks.

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Need for Speed: Summary Proceedings under UAE Law – STA Law Firm

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Speedy legal action

 

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Ready for the concert happening next week in Dubai? Or are you going for the Grand Prix F1 race in Abu Dhabi? Or maybe you’re a cricket person and are going to watch the latest cricket match in Sharjah Stadium. Everything is happening in the UAE. Its the hub, the technology hub and the cultural hub. With all these fast moving advancements, how do you think the legal aspects stay up to date. Are they as fast moving too?
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Clash of Jurisdictions: Applicability of Islamic Finance Principles under English Law – STA Law Firm

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Can Shariah and English law go hand in hand?

 

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Everyone wants a diverse society I’m sure, but can we apply two different #legal systems in one society? Would this be practical? What do you think?
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In It Together – Collective Investment Schemes – STA Law Firm

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Collective Investment Scheme Fund Regime was introduced with Dubai DIFC in 2015. Rini Aggarwal discusses key features of CIS, types of funds, requirements for DFSA license, exemptions and other key features.

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Trademark Registration Guide – GCC – STA Law Firm

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Country and Applicable Legislation Length of Trademark (in years) Trademark Definition Eligible Applicants Documentation Requirement Language Requirement and Procedures Treaty/ Classification Treaty/Classification Benefits
United Arab Emirates (the UAE ) .

The UAE Trademark Law Number 37 of 1992 was amended by Law number 19 of 2000 followed by Law Number 8 of 2002

10 An applicant can file or register a trademark under Federal law no. No. 37 of 1992 on Trademarks amended by Law No. 19 of 2000 and Law No. 8 of 2002 which sets out the definition of trademark and covers names, words, signatures, letters, figures, drawings, symbols, titles, tax stamps, seals, pictures, inscriptions, advertisements or packs or any other mark or combination thereof.

Sound is considered a part of the trademark if it accompanies thereto

1. Natives of natural or legal entity, practicing any of the commercial , industrial , professional, or service business ; 2. foreigners of natural or legal entity, practicing any of the commercial, industrial, professional, or service business in the State. 3. foreigners of natural or legal entity practicing any of the commercial, industrial, vocational or service business in any state having reciprocity of treatment with the State; 4. public legal persons ; and 5. owners of well-known marks. Priority Document; 2. Trademark Logo or specimen documents (5 x 6 cm or 6 x 7 cm in print form) and (4 x 4 cm or 315 px by 315 px); 3. Trade license Copy for national companies only with a signature delegation from applicant if the application is filed through third party ; 4. Power of Attorney maybe given to lawyers, or IP Agents ; 5. Passport Copy with personal details of applicant; and 6. Additional Attachments, if any. Note: International applicants who doe not have UAE consulate in their home country can legalise the power of attorney before any other GCC (or; Arab) country. Accordingly, the legalisation of power of attorney should first happen before the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (or; related Ministry) in the GCC or Arab country followed by legalisation before the consulate of GCC/Arab country in UAE followed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs in UAE Application must be submitted in Arabic. The Ministry of Economy is responsible for registration (including preliminary search) in the UAE . 2. Once the application is filed, it is queued to be examined for review by Registrar. Applications accepted by Registrar are published in the Trademark Journal and two local Arabic Newspapers. There is 30 days period for filling an opposition by any interested party. The decision of the Registrar on claim for opposition of marks may be appealed to the Committee in the Trademark Office, and the Committee’s decision may be appealed to the competent court.. Please visit http://bit.ly/uae-ip for more Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property ; 2. Nice Classification; 3. Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organisation (the WIPO ) ; 4. The economic agreement between gulf Cooperation Council States (the GCC ) and the Unified Economic Agreement Between GCC States (Article 20, Chapter VI); and 5. World Trade Organisation (the WTO ) – Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (the TRIPS Agreement) (1994) (April 10, 1996) Note: UAE is not a member of the Madrid Convention or the Madrid Protocol. Note: UAE is not a member of the Nice Agreement 1957 but has adopted Nice Classification (10th Edition). The UAE recognises and protects trademarks registered internationally even if such trademarks have not been registered within the UAE. (refer, Article 4 (1) of the UAE Trademark Law) and Article 6 bis of the Paris Convention. Recognition, reputation and popularity of mark shall however be considered by the Registrar in such matters . 2. Whilst GCC Treaty is not a party to any international treaty, it does encourage growth and development of intellectual property across GCC member states.

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