Albania

Albanian Appellate Court Confirms Red Bull’s Win In Trade Dress Lawsuit Against Local Competitor

Albanian Appellate Court Confirms Red Bull’s Win In Trade Dress Lawsuit Against Local Competitor

In March 2014, the Appellate Court of Tirana upheld the decision of the First Instance Court of Tirana in Red Bull’s trade dress lawsuit against the Albanian energy drink producer Arseni. This decision is now under appeal with the Supreme Court of Tirana. In June 2012, Red Bull initiated a court proceeding on the ground that […]

Official opening the Info Point Center in Tetovo, Macedonia

Official opening the Info Point Center in Tetovo, Macedonia

On September 10, 2014 Economic Chamber of North-West Macedonia, in partnership with the State Office of Industrial Property of the Republic and General Administration Patent and Trademark Office of the Republic of Albania, celebrated the opening of the Info Point Center in Tetovo, which will function within the project “Protection of the trademark products of […]

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On September 10, 2014 Economic Chamber of North-West Macedonia, in partnership with the State Office of Industrial Property of the Republic and General Administration Patent and Trademark Office of the Republic of Albania, celebrated the opening of the Info Point Center in Tetovo, which will function within the project “Protection of the trademark products of […]

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Official opening the Info Point Center in Tetovo, Macedonia

Official opening the Info Point Center in Tetovo, Macedonia

On September 10, 2014 Economic Chamber of North-West Macedonia, in partnership with the State Office of Industrial Property of the Republic and General Administration Patent and Trademark Office of the Republic of Albania, celebrated the opening of the Info Point Center in Tetovo, which will function within the project “Protection of the trademark products of […]

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On September 10, 2014 Economic Chamber of North-West Macedonia, in partnership with the State Office of Industrial Property of the Republic and General Administration Patent and Trademark Office of the Republic of Albania, celebrated the opening of the Info Point Center in Tetovo, which will function within the project “Protection of the trademark products of […]

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Official opening the Info Point Center in Tetovo, Macedonia

Official opening the Info Point Center in Tetovo, Macedonia

On September 10, 2014 Economic Chamber of North-West Macedonia, in partnership with the State Office of Industrial Property of the Republic and General Administration Patent and Trademark Office of the Republic of Albania, celebrated the opening of the Info Point Center in Tetovo, which will function within the project “Protection of the trademark products of […]

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On September 10, 2014 Economic Chamber of North-West Macedonia, in partnership with the State Office of Industrial Property of the Republic and General Administration Patent and Trademark Office of the Republic of Albania, celebrated the opening of the Info Point Center in Tetovo, which will function within the project “Protection of the trademark products of […]

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Official opening the Info Point Center in Tetovo, Macedonia

Official opening the Info Point Center in Tetovo, Macedonia

On September 10, 2014 Economic Chamber of North-West Macedonia, in partnership with the State Office of Industrial Property of the Republic and General Administration Patent and Trademark Office of the Republic of Albania, celebrated the opening of the Info Point Center in Tetovo, which will function within the project “Protection of the trademark products of […]

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On September 10, 2014 Economic Chamber of North-West Macedonia, in partnership with the State Office of Industrial Property of the Republic and General Administration Patent and Trademark Office of the Republic of Albania, celebrated the opening of the Info Point Center in Tetovo, which will function within the project “Protection of the trademark products of […]

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Entered into force on 07.10.2014, Law 55/14, dated 25.09.2014 “On Amendments and Additions to the Law no. 9947, dated 07.07.2008, “On Industrial Property” change “, published in the Official Gazette nr.94/2014.

Entered into force on 07.10.2014, Law 55/14, dated 25.09.2014 “On Amendments and Additions to the Law no. 9947, dated 07.07.2008, “On Industrial Property” change “, published in the Official Gazette nr.94/2014.

In Article 73 of the SAA, Albania commits itself within four years taken all measures to ensure a level of protection of intellectual property rights similar to that of European countries. National Intellectual Property Strategy for 2010-2015, pursuant to commitments made in Article 73 of the Stabilization and Association Agreement, establishes full harmonization of legislation […]

IP Legislation in Albania

IP Legislation in Albania

National Legislation: English Version Albanian version Law no. 9947, dated 07th July 2008 “On Industrial Property” as amended by Law no. 10/2013, dated 14th February 2013 Ligji nr. 9947, datë 7 Korrik “Për Pronësinë Industriale”, I ndryshuar me Ligjin nr. 10/2013, datë 14.02.2013 Law no. 8488, dated May 13th, 1999 “On the protection of topographies […]

Albania Accedes To London Agreement

Albania Accedes To London Agreement

On May 31, 2013, Albania deposited its instrument of accession to the London Agreement, formally the Agreement on the application of Article 65 of the Convention on the Grant of European Patents. The agreement entered into force in Albania, the 19th contracting state, on September 1, 2013. Even though the agreement is aimed at reducing […]

Developing an Industrial Property Rights System in Albania

Developing an Industrial Property Rights System in Albania

In a promotion effort to increase public information and knowledge on the protection and enforcement of industrial property rights in Albania, a media campaign was organised by the EU Delegation to Albania and implemented by the European Patent Office. In addition to broadcasting in media, a conference and a street event were also held.   […]

Industrial Property Protection in Albania, Trademarks

Industrial Property Protection in Albania, Trademarks

Industrial Property Protection in Albania Legal Basis:                         Conventions: – TRIPs – Paris Convention – Madrid Agreement – Madrid Protocol – Nice Agreement – PCT Convention – Patent Law Treaty – European Patent Convention (EPC) – Hague Agreement concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs – Locarno Agreement Law No. 9947, dated July 7th , 2008 […]

EU assists Albania to enforce Industrial Property Rights and to promote economic growth

EU assists Albania to enforce Industrial Property Rights and to promote economic growth

The €1,000,000 project to strengthen Industrial and Intellectual Property rights (IPR) in Albania came to an end today. Since May 2011, the European Patent Office has supported the General Directorate of Patents and Trademarks (GDPT) to better implement existing laws and has raised awareness of the importance of IPR to businesses and consumers alike. Respecting […]

The €1,000,000 project to strengthen Industrial and Intellectual Property rights (IPR) in Albania came to an end today. Since May 2011, the European Patent Office has supported the General Directorate of Patents and Trademarks (GDPT) to better implement existing laws and has raised awareness of the importance of IPR to businesses and consumers alike. Respecting […]