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  • 23/Jun/2020

SAUDI ARABIA: BLOCKING OF 231 WEBSITES DUE TO VIOLATION OF REGULATIONS


The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) has blocked 231 websites as they have found that those are violating the intellectual property laws in Saudi Arabia.

SAIP has established an organization to monitor and detect possible violations. Those blocked websites are ... [Read More]

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  • 21/Jun/2020

SAUDI ARABIA: INCREASE IN VAT


Saudi Arabia declared that the VAT rate will be increased from 5% to 15%, which will be effective as of July 1, 2020.

Due to the pandemic which has affected the global economy, several measures have been taken and the tripling of the VAT rate has been cited as one of these mea ... [Read More]

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  • 25/May/2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: PROVISION OF LATE FILING OF PATENT APPLICATIONS IN EGYPT


In yet another update, we are pleased to share the information that the Egypt Patent office will now accept patent applications without any late fees for applications which has the deadline from March 25, 2020 until June 25, 2020. The patent appli ... [Read More]