President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan promulgates Intellectual Property Organization (IPO) Ordinance 2012

President Asif Ali Zardari, on 24th April 2012, promulgated the Intellectual Property Organization (IPO) Ordinance 2012.  Now IPO will have powers for giving legal cover to local and foreign businesses and bound law enforcement agencies in inflicting and protecting trademark, copyright and patent infringement laws. Pakistan is currently on the United States’ “Priority Watch List”, […]

Pakistan Trademark Rules 2004

Pakistan Trademark Rules 2004 are framed in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 132 of the Trade Marks Ordinance, 2001 (XIX of 2001), the Federal Government has made rules. Short title and commencement. These rules are called the Trade Marks Rules,  2004.