Qatar: Draft Intellectual Property Law Approved

Qatar: Draft Intellectual Property Law Approved News developments

Qatar: Draft Intellectual Property Law Approved

Gulf Times, 6 May 2021: Qatar’s Cabinet has approved a draft protection of trademarks, copyright and neighbouring rights of the International Football Association law.

Among other things, the Law contains provisions on the registration of FIFA trademarks, the deposit of works, audio recordings, performances of performers and FIFA radio programmes with the office at the request of FIFA or its representative for this purpose.

The power of attorney also has to be notarised.

They have referred it to the Shoura Council to consider.

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Marlé Van Sandwyk