Legal

06-01-2014
Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property has added Syria to the countries it covers in its patent search service.
07-10-2013
A new copyright law was enacted in September in Syria.
16-09-2013
The Syrian trademark body has amended its practice with regards to the payment of trademark renewal applications.
22-07-2013
The Syrian President has issued a decree establishing two new appeal courts in the coastal region.
08-04-2013
Syria is planning to establish a boycott bureau to ban designated Turkish firms from operating in Syria.
23-01-2013
Syria has established new courts and a prosecution office to deal with frauds related to the supply of consumer products in the market and to the use of public funds.
09-07-2012
Syria has withdrawn from the Madrid agreement for the international registration of marks although it remains member of the protocol of the same name.
16-04-2012
The Syrian Ministry of Economy registered 3,008 trademarks last year.
25-03-2012
Starting at the beginning of this year, Syria is accepting trademark applications under the Tenth Edition of the Nice Agreement for the classification of goods and services.
19-10-2009
The Syrian Trademark Office is no more requiring foreign companies to fill an application declaring they are respecting the Arab Boycott on Israel.
31-08-2009
A new Presidential decree allows owners of “well-known and distinctive” trademarks in Syria submit a request to the Ministry of Economy and Trade to strike off and prevent others from registering or using an identical or similar mark even i...
14-07-2008
Syria has joined the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement, according to the Directorate of Commercial and Industrial Property Protection at the Ministry of Economy and Trade.
07-04-2008
Syria has deposited its instruments of accession to the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement concerning the international registration of industrial designs.
20-01-2008
The Syrian Trademark Office has issued new regulations pertaining to powers of attorney.
09-12-2007
Syria has joined the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement pertaining to the protection of international designs.

Events

Syrian Medicare 2011
Damascus International Fairground
The Green Economy
Damascus Chamber of Commerce