Egypt is on the Watch List in 2014

Egypt is on the Watch List in 2014

The United States respects the Egypt’s involvement in the IPR sphere, but remains concerned about IPR challenges that hinder the IPR system improvement in Egypt. These include the failure to obtain deterrent-level sentences for IPR violations that are prosecuted and the need for additional training for enforcement officials, the need of specific regulations to clarify […]

The United States respects the Egypt’s involvement in the IPR sphere, but remains concerned about IPR challenges that hinder the IPR system improvement in Egypt. These include the failure to obtain deterrent-level sentences for IPR violations that are prosecuted and the need for additional training for enforcement officials, the need of specific regulations to clarify […]
Out-of-Cycle Review for Kuwait

Out-of-Cycle Review for Kuwait

Kuwait is still on the Watch List, but the United States will conduct an Out-of-Cycle Review in September 2014 to “determine whether to elevate Kuwait to the Priority Watch List”. This decision is due to ”Kuwait’s failure for more than 14 years to draft and pass amendments to its copyright law to meet international standards, and […]

Kuwait is still on the Watch List, but the United States will conduct an Out-of-Cycle Review in September 2014 to “determine whether to elevate Kuwait to the Priority Watch List”. This decision is due to ”Kuwait’s failure for more than 14 years to draft and pass amendments to its copyright law to meet international standards, and […]
Egypt – Amendment to Official Fees for Trademarks and Industrial Designs

Egypt – Amendment to Official Fees for Trademarks and Industrial Designs

The Minister of Trade and Supply has issued Decree No. 95/ 2014 dated 13 March 2014, in which the following new official fees have been amended: Payment of EGP 250 for each hearing in respect of trademark/industrial design oppositions, as previously there was no fees; Obtaining duplicate certificate of trademark, industrial design registration, or any […]

The Minister of Trade and Supply has issued Decree No. 95/ 2014 dated 13 March 2014, in which the following new official fees have been amended: Payment of EGP 250 for each hearing in respect of trademark/industrial design oppositions, as previously there was no fees; Obtaining duplicate certificate of trademark, industrial design registration, or any […]
Intellectual Property Egypt 2014

Intellectual Property Egypt 2014

Three years after the revolution, Egypt is adopting a new constitution supporting the intellectual property rights protection.  Given the unemployment rate of 13 percent for 2013, Egypt sees now the opportunities for the country`s development in investment in scientific researches and “knowledge economy”. That is why the efforts in intellectual property rights protection are an […]

Three years after the revolution, Egypt is adopting a new constitution supporting the intellectual property rights protection.  Given the unemployment rate of 13 percent for 2013, Egypt sees now the opportunities for the country`s development in investment in scientific researches and “knowledge economy”. That is why the efforts in intellectual property rights protection are an […]
Trademark Registration in Egypt

Trademark Registration in Egypt

The registration of Trade Marks in Egypt started decades ago before the mixed courts which were the competent authority for receiving and prosecuting the applications before the enactment of the Trade Marks Act of 57 of 1939 which was based on the English Law. With the coming of the TRIPS Agreement into existence, the need […]

The registration of Trade Marks in Egypt started decades ago before the mixed courts which were the competent authority for receiving and prosecuting the applications before the enactment of the Trade Marks Act of 57 of 1939 which was based on the English Law. With the coming of the TRIPS Agreement into existence, the need […]
Official Gazette of Egypt Now Online

Official Gazette of Egypt Now Online

CAIRO – The Egyptian Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade has issued its first online Official Gazettes (eOG) for Trademarks and Industrial Designs which contain information about each published trademark and design in Egypt, along with a list of cancelled and renewed registrations; however, this version does not contain Notices on Office Actions. The electronic […]

CAIRO – The Egyptian Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade has issued its first online Official Gazettes (eOG) for Trademarks and Industrial Designs which contain information about each published trademark and design in Egypt, along with a list of cancelled and renewed registrations; however, this version does not contain Notices on Office Actions. The electronic […]