16 07, 2018

What cannot be protected by an industrial design?

By | 2018-07-16T06:10:12+00:00 July 16th, 2018|17,628 Comments

The following cannot be protected: A manufacturing process; Functional features of an article A principle of construction, or how an article is built The materials used in the construction of an article The useful purpose (functionality) the design serves or is intended to serve Colour per se or Ideas

16 07, 2018

What is the penalty for copyright infringement?

By | 2018-07-16T06:07:23+00:00 July 16th, 2018|18,823 Comments

An unauthorized publication of an author’s work of art is penalized by imprisonment and/or a fine of not less than 50,000 Dirhams. A publisher who contravenes the author’s instructions through unauthorized addition, omission or modification shall be punished by imprisonment and/or a fine not less than 10,000 Dirhams.

16 07, 2018

Why should one register for Copyright?

By | 2018-07-16T06:06:25+00:00 July 16th, 2018|4,961 Comments

Copyright comes into existence as soon as a work is created and no formality is required to be completed for acquiring Copyright in UAE. However, certificate of registration of Copyright and the entries made therein serve as a prima facie evidence in a court of law and therefore, would help in establishing authorship and also [...]