Raid action on thousands of counterfeit cosmetics in the UAE
TLG’s IP Team has successfully conducted a raid action against a warehouse in the UAE, which was used to store a tremendous amount of unlabeled cartons containing thousands of counterfeit cosmetics of various international brands.
Successful Raid Action by TLG on Factory Producing Fake Antiseptics in RAK
TLG’s IP Team, together with the enforcement Authorities of Ras Al Khaimah, conducted a successful raid action on a factory that was revealed to be producing and labeling antiseptic and household cleaning products of a famous brand. The seized quantity amounted to one million and seven hundred thousand of a market value of AED 12 Million.
في مقابلة مع CNBC عربية، تحدث السيد/ حاثم عبد الغني، مدير قسم الملكية الفكرية لمكتب المجموعة القانونية ، حول كيفية تعاون المكتب مع السلطات لحماية حقوق الملكية الفكرية لأصحاب العلامات التجارية.
رولا حسين من جمعية الإمارات لحماية المستهلك تؤكد ضرورة شراء الماركات المشهورة من متاجرها الأصلية
عائشة الظاهري باحثة قانونية في إدارة العلامات التجارية في وزارة الاقتصاد تتحدث عن مخاطر البضائع المقلّدة.
حاتم عبد الغني مدير قسم الملكية الفكرية في المجموعة القانونية يؤكد على ضرورة الحذر عند شراء بضائع عبر مواقع أونلاين
TLG’s Intellectual Property and Brand Protection Training 2019, in Dubai
With the presence of the Ministry of Economy, H.E. Massimo Baggi, Ambassador of Switzerland, and law enforcement authorities. The training supplied the attendees with the latest techniques needed to restrain the spread of counterfeit goods across the country, thus safeguarding trademark owners ‘rights and consumers' interest.
TLG raises breast cancer awareness
Mr Hatem Abgel Ghani, Partner and Director of TLG IP, speaks to Sama Alkhaleej TV
TLG's Hatem Abdelghani speaks to Sama Alkhaleej Media about IP matters.
TLG Raids Manufacturer of Counterfeit Airbags in UAE
The Legal Group together with Authorities, last week conducted a major raid on a trader not only dealing, but storing and manufacturing fake airbags for vehicles. It can never be over emphasised how much of a danger such activities are to the lives of motorists and the public in general. A brief video on the scale of the operation and raid of the Two large warehouses is below.
Khaleej Times Interview Mr Hatem Abgel Ghani on Counterfeiting
Mr Hatem Abdel Ghani explains to Khaleej times how to spot counterfeit goods.
Intellectual Property Training 2018 United Arab Emirate
Mr Hatem Abdel Ghani speaks about the training hosted by The Legal Group to train authorities on intellectual property issues.
TLG Annual Team Building Event
The Legal Group takes time every year to invest in its staff, by hosting a team building event. This year it was at the Bab Al Shams Resort Dubai.
Customs Department: Intellectual Property Training
The workshop aimed to build the participant’s capacity to learn about the latest methods of combating fraud and counterfeiting and to prevent the entry of counterfeit goods in accordance with the Customs Law article 41
Customs conference on
original and counterfeit goods
State-of-the-art methods for detecting counterfeit products that threaten the lives of citizens in markets in cooperation of the Customs Department. Fighting counterfeiting is not only to protect the brand-owners, but also to protect citizens’ life.
News Reports: Intellectual Property Brand Protection
The Legal Group conducts specialised training for Law enforcement officials on anti-counterfeiting. The training is held for over two days in Dubai and in other Emirates of UAE. TLG taught the authorities how to identify the genuine from counterfeit products.
More Than Half a Million Auto Spare Parts Seized in Abu Dhabi
TLG together with the authorities, seized multiple shipments of counterfeit automotive spare parts. This is part of the ongoing efforts to mitigate losses for brand owners as a result of counterfeiting, as well as protecting consumers from harmful counterfeit products.
City7 TV - UAE News 07 December 2015
Senior government officials, intellectual property experts and major brand owners converged to attend a brand awareness workshop. The workshop educated participants on the risk of using counterfeit products.
Sky News Arabia Interview with Mr. Hatem Abdul Ghani (Arabic)
Consumers need protection from counterfeit goods. Counterfeit goods are not limited to specific products. The value of counterfeiting has reached to amounts in access of $560 million worldwide. Penalties are still considered lenient and do not deter perpetrators from counterfeiting again in order to make illicit profits.
IP Training Cover by: City 7 Dubai
The number of counterfeit goods seized by authorities has increased. This is owing to the growing efficiency of the authorities in UAE – both saving businesses and people’s lives.
Fake car spare parts continue to flood the UAE market and endanger lives
Saving money can result in paying a higher price by endangering your life. The authorities together with the market intelligence of The Legal Group are combating the counterfeit market.