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An overview on Intellectual Property Dubai

Intellectual Property Dubai An overview of the “Intellectual property rights UAE ” term for the first time was mentioned in the 17th century. Both the Statute of Monopolis and the Statute of Anne are considered to be the origin for intellectual property rights UAE. Its actuality was first recognized in the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property in 1883 and in the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works in 1886. Both treaties are administered by the World Intellectual Property Organization from the date of its foundation in 1967. As of April 2016, there are 171 states that are parties to the Berne Convention and there are 176 states that Paris Convention members.

At present time there are several factors governing the UAE intellectual property laws. There are also certain UAE intellectual property office that you could look upon.

The Commencement of U.A.E intellectual property law

In bare outlines meaning of “intellectual property rights in UAE” are similar to any other property rights. They permit to inventors, creators and patent holders to derive a benefit from their own work. Moreover, it is vital to note that there is a statement in Article 27 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which was adopted in 1948, “Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author”, which means that every person who invents, discovers, creates can derive a profit from its production.

Why do we have U.A.E intellectual property law?

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It’s important to facilitate and to protect intellectual property Dubai. Important points are it promotes further development of progress, innovation, creations in the scopes of modern technology and culture. Furthermore, it impels stable economic growth, creates new jobs and develops industries as well.

An efficient system of intellectual property protection can benefit all states to realize and develop potential power of intellectual property UAE as an accelerator for stable economic growth. It plays a significant role in forming an environment where artistic skills and invention can prosper for the benefit of all. Speaking of UAE intellectual property law, there are quite a lot of them that you need to be familiar with and it is always convenient and advised to take an opinion from UAE intellectual property office.

International Online Copyright Office (INTEROCO) is one of the systematically important organizations in the way of intellectual property protection throughout the globe. Also INTERCOCO is one of the largest International Online Depositaries of the world, located in European Union (Berlin, Germany). It is an independent registrar for any copyright works. It issues International Author’s Certificates complying with norms of the Berne Convention. What counts here is that the INTERCOCO Copyright Certificates are recognized in the United Arab Emirates and other 166 states of the world. United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed the Berne Convention in 2004.

INTEROCO deposits anything that is copyrightable such as like original dramatic, artworks, sound recordings, literary, novels, poems, lyrics, songs, paintings, drawings, design, computer images, software, advertisements and logos.

Nowadays INTEROCO has regional departments which are operating in Europe and Baltics, America and Carribean, CIS countries and PACIFIC, GULF countries and MENA Region, Asia and Africa. It carries out intellectual property protection worldwide successfully. It issues International Copyright Certificate which completely complies with the terms of the Berne Convention.

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Garant Business Consultancy Company is the Official Partner of International Online Copyright Office “INTEROCO” in Dubai. Garant Business Consultancy is specialized in providing clients with wide range of services concerning the procedure of applying and certificating in Dubai for companies in the UAE and other companies operating in the Gulf region.

Each company who received International Copyright Certificate from UAE trademark office gets following advantages:

•             Documentary evidence of product ownership;

•             Recognition of copyrights in 167 states of the world;

•             Each person can protect himself and his enterprise from claims of former employees and contractors;

•             By legalizing the use of author’s ideas and officially connecting them with the name of the company, you will not admit the claim or risk of being charged of misleading consumers about the usage of company’s creations or inventions without registering it legally;

•             Your company can create a legal basis for copyright commercialization in the form of licensing and franchising.  

At this time more than 12 000 companies, brands and authors around the world such as Samsung, WebMoney, Nivea, Hilton and others received International Copyright Certificates from INTERCOCO.

Thousands of new companies are appearing in the market annually that is why global trading is increasing significantly year by year. In view of these circumstances intellectual property protection becomes the core issue for the participants of the market in order to protect their own businesses. Also it gives an opportunity to avoid serious fines and penalties in the UAE for the violations of Commercial Companies Law, Consumer Protection Law and Fraud Regulation. For this reason it is safety way to deal business through the prism of intellectual property protection. To know more about intellectual property rights UAE or to gain briefs on intellectual property UAE feel free to reach us.

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