Patent Cancellation and Infringement in Tanzania Mainland

Patent Cancellation The cancellation of patent can be done under two circumstance and these circumstances includes: Surrender of the patent The owner of the patent may surrender the patent to the Registrar of Patent (the Registrar) at the Business Registration and Licensing Agency (the BRELA) in which the surrender may be limited to one or […]

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Overview On The Public Private Partnership Act Cap 103 R.E. 2018 (PPPA 2018)

The PPPA 2018 incorporates all the amendments made to the PPPA from 2013 to 2018 and applies to Mainland Tanzania. It provides for the institutional framework for the implementation of PPP Agreements between the public sector and private sector entities; it sets rules, guidelines and procedures governing PPP procurement, development and implementation of PPPs and […]

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Investment Law In Zanzibar

Investment in Zanzibar is governed by the Zanzibar Investment Promotion and Protection Authority Act 2018 (ZIPPA Act). The Zanzibar Investment Promotion Authority (ZIPA) has been established under section 3 of the Act and has been vested with the function of regulating, promoting and administering of investment activities in Zanzibar. The various benefits provided under the […]

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Company Incorporation Process In Tanzania

The incorporation process of a company in Tanzania is currently conducted through the online registration system (ORS) at the Business Registration Licence Agency(BRELA). Its important to note that only users who have the Tanzanian National Identification Number (NIN) are able to access the ORS services and hence perform the registration. Procedure for Company Incorporation in […]

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Webinar – Importing to Russia: main import and certification requirements

Date: 19.10.2021 Time: 15:00 – 16:00 MSK Who can act as an importer in the EAEU? What types of permission and shipping documents are required? What are the requirements to the contract as one of the key import documents? Complicated and ever changing customs legislation in Russia and in the EAEU countries often makes safe […]

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Seder Law joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Law Member in US – Massachusetts

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Howard Stempler of Seder Law. Howard has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Law Member in US – Massachusetts. Howard Stempler’s practice is concentrated in the areas of litigation, real estate, employment and business & corporate matters, including catastrophic personal injury […]

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ECJ: Toy block eligible for design protection

A well-known toy building block shall continue to enjoy protection. That was the verdict of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in a ruling from March 24, 2021 that overturned a decision of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) (A.: T-515/19). Design protection can be requested in the European Union for the appearance of […]

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Out of Afghanistan

Since his HLS graduation in 2010, Saeeq Shajjan worked in Kabul to better his home country. Then came the Taliban takeover, a harrowing trip to the Kabul airport, and the start of a new, uncertain life. Credit: Courtesy of Saeeq ShajjanSaeeq Shajjan in his office in Kabul. When the Taliban crashed through the gates of […]

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Nina Boteva Law Newsletter September 2021

Directive (EU) 2019/1024 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 on open data and the re-use of public sector information (the Open Data Directive) was adopted two years ago. Further to the above, there is an obligation for the Republic of Bulgaria to transpose into Bulgarian legislation the requirements and […]

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Nina Boteva Law Newsletter August 2021

On 18.08.2021 a Bill amending and supplementing the Law on the Activity of Collective Investment Schemes and Other Collective Investment Enterprises (hereinafter only the Bill) was submitted to the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria. The project aims to introduce the requirements of Directive (EU) 2019/1160, Regulation (EU) 2019/1156 and Regulation (EU) 2019/2088. • […]

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