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Sunday, 9 December 2018

Egypt working on amendments to trademark law to protect investors, consumers

LEGISLATION WATCH- Expect amendments to the trademark law? The Internal Trade Development Authority is working on amendments to the trademark law, which it plans to send to the House of Representatives for review, said agency head Ibrahim Ashmawy, according to Al Ahram. The current law doesn’t require businesses to register a trademark for their activities and doesn’t identify a supervising body or fines or punishments, Ashmawy said. The amendments will aim to fix any shortcomings in the current law to protect investors and consumers alike from fraud.

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