Wednesday, July 11, 2007, 7/11/2007 11:00:00 AM

Syria Formulates Trade Secret and IP Legal Protections

By Todd
Just out from the ag-IP News Agency - Syria has created a draft law that specifies procedures concerning patents and utility models' filling, protection validity and people eligible for receiving a patent, among many others. In addition, the draft law allocates a special chapter for the protection against unfair competition and the protection of trade secrets. While, another chapter puts in order the work of the IP agents in Syria.

Just goes to show that even pugilistic legal cultures recognize the benefits from encouraging and protecting the creation of information that creates competitive advantages in the market.
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