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  • Syria: Official Trademark Fees Increased

    11-11-2020

    Ministerial Resolution No. 2765 dated October 14, 2020 has been released by the Syrian Minister of Internal Trade & Consumer Protection, stipulating that trade mark publication, search and other administrative fees are to be increased in Syria.

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  • Introducing 5% VAT in Oman

    11-11-2020

    Oman published Royal Decree No. 121/2020, which promulgates the Value Added Tax Law concerning the imposition of 5% VAT within six months.

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  • Surnames Now Registered in Saudi Arabia as Trademarks

    11-11-2020

    Saudi Arabia Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) approved the registration of family names as trademarks in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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  • The UAE introduces changes in personal and family law

    09-11-2020

    In line with the UAE’s ongoing endeavors to develop its legislative foundations and its status as a global destination for foreign investment and expertise, President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a number of presidential decrees amending some articles in the Personal Status and Family Law, updating divorce and inheritance rules.

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