Clyde & Co LLP | Kuwait | 20 Oct 2014
Kuwait recently acceded to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works and the Paris Convention of the Protection of Industrial Property, and will become a member of both conventions on December 2 2014. This update considers the likely impact of the Berne and Paris Conventions in Kuwait. Will they turn Kuwait from IP zero to IP hero?
Clyde & Co LLP | Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, etc. | 6 Feb 2012
The 10th edition of the Nice Classification of goods and services recently came into force, providing a significant advantage for trademark owners filing trademark applications in countries that have adopted the classification. However, in the Middle East, where most countries are not signatories to the Nice Agreement, the position has become more complicated than it was previously.