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Trademark Infringement & Counterfeiting in UAE Law

This article would tell you how Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants helped one of their clients, a popular water brand, to resolve the trademark infringement dispute with a competitor. It was not a great surprise for the owner of a well-known water brand (Plaintiff) carrying business since 1969 in several countries to find its trademark was registered by Competitor Company (Respondent) in the UAE enjoying their trade name. When approached the concerned Ministry, Plaintiff was surprised by finding that the Respondent registered their trademark under same category/activity already. Plaintiff sent warning notice to Defendant for canceling registration, but no avail. Hence, … Continue reading Trademark Infringement & Counterfeiting in UAE Law

Amendment in UAE Commercial Companies Law

On 1 July 2015, long-awaited Federal Law No. 2 of 2015 concerning Commercial Companies Law came into force, replacing Old Commercial Companies Federal Law No. 8 of 1984. As per the new law, all Companies are required to amend their existing Memorandum and Articles of Association to comply with the new law that raises level of corporate governance, offers more protection to shareholders and provides new governing rules for all type of Companies. Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants provide legal consultation on new Commercial Companies law and offer comprehensive legal assistance for amending requisite documents by charging reasonable professional fees. Please … Continue reading Amendment in UAE Commercial Companies Law