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United Arab Emirates

LAWS

 

Constitution of the United Arab Emirates (1971)

 

MAIN IP LAWS

 

Federal Law No. 37 of 1992 on Trademarks amended by Law No. 19 of 2000 and Law No. 8 of 2002 (1992)
Federal Law No. 40 of 1992 on the Protection of Intellectual Works and copyright (1992)

 

IP related LAWS

 

Federal Law No. 17 of 2009 on the Protection of New Plant Varieties (2010)
Federal Law No. 6 of 2008 on Establishing a National Council for Tourism and Antiquities (2008)
Federal Decree No.85 of 2007 on The Common Customs Law for the Arab States of the Gulf (2007)
Federal Law No. 24 of 2006 Concerning Consumer Protection (2006)
Federal Law No. 31 for the Year 2006 Pertaining to the Industrial Regulation and Protection of Patents, Industrial Drawings, and Designs (2002)
Federal Law No. 7 of the Year 2002 Concerning Copyrights and Neighbouring Rights (2002)

 

IMPLEMENTATION OF RULES AND REGULATION (INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY)

 

Ministerial Decision No. 133 of 2004 on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights (2004)
Ministerial Decision No. 134 of 2004 on Compulsory Licensing of Copies or Translations of Works (2004)
Ministerial Decision No. 411 of 1993 on the Control of Protected Works in Accordance with the Provisions of the Federal Law No. 40 Of 1992 Concerning the Protection of Intellectual Works and Copyright (1993)

 

TREATY MEMBERSHIP

 

Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances …
Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled …
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (June 9, 2005)
Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations (January 14, 2005)
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (July 14, 2004)
WIPO Copyright Treaty (July 14, 2004)
Patent Cooperation Treaty (March 10, 1999)
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (September 19, 1996)
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (September 24, 1974)

 

Department of Industrial Property Ministry of Economy

P.O. Box 3625
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Saeed Street
Dubai

P.O. Box 901
Abu Dhabi