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Intellectual Property Patent

Patent and Design Registration in Karachi Pakistan

 

Top Law Firms in Karachi PakistanPatent for an invention is grant of exclusive rights to make, use and sell the invention for a limited period of 20 years. The patent grant excludes others from making, using, or selling the invention. Patent protection does not start until the actual grant of a patent owner. Mere idea or suggestion is not a patent.

Lawyer, Attorneys & Advocates at Irfan Mir Halepota & Associates provide following services in the field of Patent:

  • Patent Prosecution, preparing and filing patent applications
  • Patent searches
  • Oppositions
  • Patent Monitoring
  • Drafting and filing petitions for extension of a term of patent
  • Restoration applicants for lapsed patents
  • Licensing
  • Registration  of assignments, transmissions, etc.
  • Infringement Actions

One of the most leading International Law Firms in Karachi Pakistan, dealing with International Trade Law, Intellectual Property, Trademark, Patent, Renewal of International Trademark, Trademark Disputes in Karachi Pakistan. Most competent Lawyers in International Law are members of Irfan Mir Halepoa & Associates.

Feel Free to Contact Us for further consultation.

Regular Website:  http://www.irfanlaw.com

Cell Phone: +92 321 205 7582

One of the most leading International Law Firms in Karachi Pakistan, dealing with International Trade Law, Intellectual Property, Trademark, Patent, Renewal of International Trademark, Trademark Disputes in Karachi Pakistan. Most competent Lawyers in International Law are members of the Firm
E-26, Glass Tower, Clifton
Karachi, Sindh
PK
Phone: 03212057582


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Intellectual Property

Copyright Registration in Pakistan

Top Law Firms in Karachi PakistanIrfan Mir Halepaota & Associates has been ranked as one of the top Corporate Law Firms in Pakistan by the Legal 500 and HG. It is also considered as one of the Best Law Chambers and Partners having well reputation in Karachi, Pakistan.

Copyright is a form of protection provided to the authors of original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, cinematographic, recording and certain other intellectual works.

We provide following services in the field of Copyright:

  • Conducting copyright search
  • Registration, filing and prosecuting copyright application
  • Copyright Oppositions
  • Drafting of license agreements
  • Infringement proceedings
  • Litigation

Feel Free to Contact Us for further consultation.

Regular Website:  http://www.irfanlaw.com

One of the most leading International Law Firms in Karachi Pakistan, dealing with Registration of International Copyrights, Copyrights disputes, applications for registration of copyrights, Trademark, Patent, Renewal of International Trademark, Trademark Disputes in Karachi Pakistan. Most competent Lawyers in International Law are members of the Firm
E-26, Glass Tower, Clifton
Karachi, Sindh
PK
Phone: +92 321 205 7582


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Intellectual Property

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.

 

 

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Criminal Laws

NAB Ordinance Disqualification to contest elections or to hold public office

NAB Ordinance Disqualification to contest elections or to hold public office. Section 15 of the National Accountability Bureau / NAB Ordinance  describes the disqualifications as under :-

(a) Where an accused person is convicted of [an offence under section 9 of this Ordinance] he shall forthwith cease to hold public office, if any, held by him and further he shall stand disqualified for a period of ten years, to be reckoned from the date he is released after serving the sentence, for seeking or from being elected, chosen, appointed or nominated as a member or representative of any public body or any statutory or local authority or in service of Pakistan or of any Province:

Provided that any accused person who has availed the benefit of [sub-section (b) of section] 25 shall also be deemed to have been convicted for an offence under this Ordinance, and shall forthwith cease to hold public office, if any, held by him and further he shall stand disqualified for a period of ten years, to be reckoned from the date he has discharged his liabilities relating to the matter or transaction in issue, for seeking or from being elected, chosen, appointed or nominated as a member or representative of any public body or any statutory or local authority or in service of Pakistan or of any Province.

(b)        Any person convicted of an offence under section 9 of this Ordinance] shall not be allowed to apply for or be granted or allowed any financial facilities in the form of any loan or advances or other financial accommodation by any bank or financial institution  [owned or controlled by the Government] for a period of 10 years from the date of conviction.

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Irfan Mir Halepota, Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Telephone: 0321-2057582

Regular Website:  http://www.irfanlaw.com

 
Law Firm in Pakistan dealing with Commercial, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, Property Law, and Litigation Laws of Pakistan.
E-26, Glass Tower, Clifton
Karachi, Sindh
PK
Phone: +92 321 205 7582


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Property Law Real Estate Deals Tax

Property Valuation FBR State Bank of Pakistan

FBR Pakistan Tax Property ValuationThe Finance Bill 2016 an amendment to Section 68 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 had been proposed under which commissioner Inland Revenue had been empowered to reject the collector value of provincial government and appoint valuation committee to ascertain fair market value to determine the income tax.

The amendment seeks to determine fair market value of property without regard to value fixed or notified by any provincial authority for the purpose of stamp or for any other purpose.
Property of posh areas in big cities like Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad which disclosed that the declared value was much lower than the open market value thus causing huge monetary losses to national exchequer.
It is generally observed by the Government Authorities that Property business in big cities had become source of parking undeclared or black money.
The amendment is proposed to be effective from July 01, 2016 but the commissioner IR could able to determine the valuation of past six years as envisaged in the tax laws.
The existing Section 68 explains fair market value as:
(1) For the purposes of this Ordinance, the fair market value of any property or rent, asset, service, benefit or perquisite at a particular time shall be the price which the property or rent, asset, service, benefit or perquisite would ordinarily fetch on sale or supply in the open market at that time.
(2) The fair market value of any property 3[or rent], asset, service, benefit or perquisite shall be determined without regard to any restriction on transfer or to the fact that it is not otherwise convertible to cash.
(3) Where the price referred to in sub-section (1) is not ordinarily ascertainable, such price may be determined by the Commissioner.
Further Section 222 of the Ordinance authorized the commissioner to appoint expert. It said: “The commission may appoint any expert as the commission considers necessary for the purpose of the Ordinance for the purpose of audit of valuation.”

Irfan Mir Halepota, Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.

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Corporate Law

List of Banks in Pakistan

We work closely with many  banks, therefore if you need any assistance in communicating with your bank or want to settle your legal disputes you need not look any further. The details of all the Banks currently working in Pakistan are mentioned in the below list.

   Government Owned Banks:

  • First Women Bank Limited
  • Khushhali Bank Limited
  • National Bank of Pakistan
  • SME Bank Limited
  • Sindh Bank Limited
  • The Bank of Khyber
  • The Bank of Punjab
  • The Punjab Provincial Cooperative Bank Limited
  • Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited

   Privatized Banks:

  • Allied Bank Limited
  • Habib Bank Limited
  • MCB Bank Limited
  • United Bank Limited

   Development Financial Institutions:

  • National Investment Trust Limited
  • Pak Brunei Investment Company Limited
  • PAIR Investment Company Limited
  • Pakistan Kuwait Investment Company (Pvt.) Limited
  • Pak Libya Holding Company (Pvt.) Limited
  • Pak Oman Investment Company Limited
  • Saudi Pak Industrial & Agricultural Investment Company Limited

  Small and Medium Enterprise (PBA subgroup under formation):

  • The First MicroFinanceBank Limited

   Private Banks:

  • Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Limited
  • Askari Bank Limited
  • Bank Alfalah Limited
  • Bank AL Habib Limited
  • BankIslami Pakistan Limited
  • Burj Bank Limited
  • Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan Limited
  • Faysal Bank Limited
  • Habib Metropolitan Bank Limited
  • JS Bank Limited
  • KASB Bank Limited
  • Meezan Bank Limited
  • NIB Bank Limited
  • Samba Bank Limited
  • Silkbank Limited
  • Soneri Bank Limited
  • Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Limited
  • Summit Bank Limited (Formerly Arif Habib Bank Limited)

   Foreign Banks:

  • Barclays Bank PLC, Pakistan
  • Citibank N.A., Pakistan
  • Deutsche Bank AG, Pakistan
  • HSBC Bank Middle East Limited, Pakistan
  • HSBC Bank Oman S.A.O.G. (Formerly Oman International Bank S.A.O.G.)

   Non-Member Banks & Development Financial Institutions:

  • APNA Micro Finance Bank Limited (Formerly Network Micro Finance Bank Limited)
  • Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ Limited, Pakistan
  • House Building Finance Company Limited
  • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited
  • Industrial Development Bank Limited
  • KASHF Microfinance Bank Limited
  • NRSP Microfinance Bank Limited
  • Pak-China Investment Company Limited
  • Pak Oman Microfinance Bank Limited
  • Tameer Micro Finance Bank Limited
  • U Microfinance Bank Limited (Formerly Rozgar Microfinance bank Limited)
  • Waseela Microfinance Bank Limited
 Irfan Mir Halepota, Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.