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AGIP Wins International Tender to Develop Trademarks and Patents Systems in Afghanistan

09-Jul-2014 | Source : AG-IP News | Visits : 5725
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KABUL - Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) and Talal Abu-Ghazaleh and Co. Consulting won an International tender to develop the regulations and laws of trademarks and patents, and the work procedures in the Patents and Trademarks Office in Afghanistan. The tender includes development of electronic systems to register patents and trademarks. 
AGIP was selected by Harakat, a non-for-profit independent Afghani organization aims to improve business environment in Afghanistan, from among many International bidders due to its outstanding technical offer, and its knowledge of the work environment in Afghanistan through Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization offices in the capital city of Afghanistan, Kabul.
The tender includes the following:
- Assessment of trademark and patent laws.
- Preparation of procedural guides to register trademarks and other procedural guides to register patents. 
- Development of mechanism to enforce the patent and trademark laws.
- Train the staff at the patent and trademark office in Afghanistan on the amended laws and regulations, and train the technicians to use the electronic systems. This will be done through an advanced electronic registration system. 
HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh expressed his pleasure for expanding TAG-Org's services and businesses to Afghanistan stressing the keenness of TAG-Org to contribute to the international efforts to develop the professional services in these countries, especially in the Intellectual Property field.
It is worth mentioning that AGIP, spreading in 80 countries in the world contributed to the development and drafting of Intellectual Property laws and regulations for several countries.  

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