• 4 Developments in the UAE


    Dubai’s non-oil foreign trade witnessed an increase of Dh5 billion from 2017, reaching an estimate of Dh645 billion in the first half of 2018. This shows the strides Dubai is making in generating income from diverse sectors.

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  • TLG Hits One Million


    The month of September has been a very busy month for TLG’s IP department. Every week has seen TLG cooperate with Authorities to conduct many successful raids. These raids have resulted in the netting in of large quantities of counterfeit goods. The raids in question have been conducted in various Emirate as well as in other GCC and MENA countries.

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  • GDPR – Handle with Care


    The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) came into force and effect on 25th May 2018 with the aim to strengthen the control that individuals have over their personal data and to reduce the effects of data breaches in the European Union (“EU”). The implication of the GDPR is not limited to organisations or companies

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  • Trade Names and Ways To Protect Them


    The protection of trade names is considered is very important for companies and trade name owners. The illegal use of these names by unauthorized entities shows bad faith and negatively effects the business operations of the trade names and their owners. This illegal use may also put the brand and owner at danger of losing their good reputation and goodwill. This begs the question, what is a trade name?

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