Legal

18-08-2014
A new law regulating the profession of Notary Public was issued by the Syrian President at the end of June.
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Syria has withdrawn from the Madrid agreement for the international registration of marks although it remains member of the protocol of the same name.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.

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