Law 8 Of 2007 Distinguishing Marks Act Geographical Indications And Industrial Designs, Unfair Competition

Original Language Title: القانون 8 لعام 2007 قانون العلامات الفارقة والمؤشرات الجغرافية والرسوم والنماذج الصناعية المنافسة غير المشروعة

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Law 8 of 2007 distinguishing marks Act geographical indications and industrial designs, unfair competition, President of the Republic based on the Constitution and approved by the NPC at its meeting on 16 February 1428 6/3/2007 issued: part one: the distinguishing marks chapter I definitions article 1, the following words and expressions mean in application of the provisions of this law, the meanings next to each.

Law: law of distinguishing marks, geographical indications, industrial designs, unfair competition.

Regulations: the regulations under this law.

Ministry: Ministry of economy and trade.

Minister: Minister of economy and trade.

Directorate of commercial and industrial property protection Directorate in the Ministry of economy and trade.

Director: Director of commercial and industrial property protection.

Distinguishing mark: industrial, service and brand.

The competent Committee: a Committee to consider objections to the law protection Directorate decisions.

Competent court: the court competent to hear cases of commercial and industrial property in accordance with the provisions of this law.

Agent or legal representative: authorized person to sign commercial and industrial property rights for the benefit of his client by this law.

Newspaper: property protection of commercial and industrial property protection, issued by the Directorate.

Paris Convention for the protection of industrial property Convention of acceding 20/3/1883 Syria since 1939 and amended by the Stockholm Act of 1967 which Syria has acceded under Legislative Decree No 47 of 2002. Madrid Agreement and Protocol: the Madrid Agreement concerning the international registration of marks of 1891 and the Madrid Protocol in 1989 which Syria acceded by Decree 92 in 2004.

Nice: Nice Agreement concerning the international classification of goods and services for the purposes of the registration of marks of 1957 and amendments which Syria acceded by law number 37 in 2004.

 

Chapter II: distinguishing mark (2) is a milestone every signal managed to distinguish the products or services of a natural or legal person and distinguishing relationship can consist for example of names or labels or icons or seals or words or letters or attributes or reliefs or cartoons or pictures or numbers or notebooks or stamps or names of shops or set of colors and their arrangements and led nonlinearity behavior or shapes of products or the special form its casing were special as well as any combination of these elements In any case the distinguishing mark should be visible recognizable by sight.

 

Article (3) appreciates the distinctive character of the mark given to the relevant product or service.

B no tombstone is the meaning of this law: 1 signs or labels free of any characteristic or which constitute the usual or label or name sex in common language or professional for a product or service.

2 the signals or labels that can be used to denote a particular type of product or service characteristics and the characteristics, quantity and destination of use, value and geographical origin and date of manufacture of the product or providing the service.

3 signs consisting exclusively of the shape imposed by the nature or function of the product.

C apart from the prohibition set out in item 3 of paragraph b can acquire distinctive character of the mark in the long use.

 

Article (4) does not constitute a milestone or a part of the sign: a signals excluded under article 6 ter of the Paris agreement of industrial property of 1883.

B signs contrary to public order or morals or use is prohibited by law.

C signals that would mislead the public, particularly about the nature or quality of a product or service or geographical origins.

D logos and media images and seals and other symbols of States or international organizations or Arabic or religious or one of its institutions or imitation of those emblems or flags and symbols of the Red Crescent and the Red Cross and other similar symbols and signs to be an imitation.

E signs identical or similar to the purely religious character codes and names of holy places.

 

Article (5) does not constitute a mark each signal affecting earlier rights as rights: a mark already registered for identical or similar products or services, whether identical or similar tag of form or Word or writing that would cheat the public.

B brand globally and in Syria by article 44 of this law.

C a heading or label company if that would create confusion in the mind of the public.

D business name or logo are known nationally in the event it was creating confusion in the public mind.

Its geographical indication is protected.

And author's rights are protected.

G industrial model or drawing is protected registered to others.

H personal affects rights of others, especially family name or last name or his picture or trade name unless he or his successor.

I local or community name or image of her qualities.

 

Article (6) a written in Arabic characters markings placed on goods and services of national origin and that are produced and traded in Syrian Arabic Republic and may contain foreign characters tag along with Arabic characters and evenly by size.

B can develop distinctive foreign characters written only to the following goods, regardless of the nationality of the product whether or not Syria Suri: 1 goods and services that are produced internally and be exported without putting them into circulation in Syria.

2 tags on the goods and services produced outside Syria and entered and put in circulation inside Syria with determining the country of origin.

C goods or services produced or provided inside Syria under license from the owner of the foreign mark can be placed on foreign flag as it is without modification, but add to it the words «made in Syrian Arabic Republic or mobilized by licensee under this license donor company» and write these words in Arabic language as to be unusable for erasure or removal.

D does not accept registration or renewal of the registration of marks that do not take into account the provisions of this article.

 


Chapter III: gaining the right to the mark and lost article (7) a tag can be individual or joint ownership.

B gaining ownership of the mark to the right and continuing registration in accordance with the provisions of this law taking into account: 1 is a registered trademark owner when combined with their use in five years following registration unless that they use for other priority.

The former was entitled to use the mark who registered his name challenged the invalidity of registration within five years. However the registration of a mark invalid may be challenged without a bye when combined with registration in bad faith.

2 you can revoke the registration of the mark which is registered contrary to the provisions of article 4 of this law by reasoned decision of the Director without observing any period that the applicant or his representative are informed of the decision of the Directorate and the Directorate's decision is subject to invalidation of the registration of the mark to appeal to the competent Committee during the period/30 days/from the date of the communication Committee's decision is subject to appeal before the competent court within a period/30 days/date of reporting and revocation decision should not in this case any drawing.

3 each of the prosecution and to the Director and to any interested party may apply to the competent court requesting annulment of the registration of the mark registered contrary to the provisions of articles 2 3 4 of this Act without observing any period.

4 the former right in the tag right unit applying for invalidity in accordance with article 5 of this law that the claim does not accept if the mark had been registered in good faith and was allowed to use it for five years.

 

Article (8) a competent court at the request of any interested party deregistration the tag if it's not used seriously for three years straight on all products or services registered her brand or any part thereof unless the owner is justified not used during this period and the use of the mark by the licensee used for continuing registration. Serious use of the mark is particularly: 1 mark on the product or on its casing were intentionally marketing.

2 use the tag differently does not lose as tokens.

3. use of the mark with the consent of their owner or by any qualified person to use a collective mark.

B burden of proof of use of the mark on the shoulders of its owner and he can prove it by all means of proof.

C cancellation applies as from the date of expiry of the time limit referred to in paragraph (a) of this article.

D entitlement request deletion tag if you embark on a new use of the mark or resume such use during the interval between the expiry of the three years specified in the first paragraph, the date of application for delisting however this attempted use or use will not affect the right to request cancellation of the mark if it was done in three months before providing delisting request and after learning the marked one possibility making this application.

 

Article (9) extinguish his tag and delete recorded by court decision at the request of any interested party: a if the tag represents the regular label commercial product or service by an act an employer brand.

B If the mark to sign in confusion or mistake about the nature or quality of product or service or geographical origin as a result of the use by the owner of the mark or with his consent.

 

Article (10) after striking out mark for any reason or not to renew it REList solely on behalf of its owner during a period of three years from the date of cancellation and this term may be late registration marked for one and other and if the deletion tag pursuant to an enforceable court judgement by not standing in the jazz record label recording to his merit once written off according to the conditions and procedures and fees for registration in this law and its implementing regulations.

Chapter IV: registration and renewal of trademarks and published article (11) without prejudice to the provisions of the laws and international conventions in force in Syria benefit from the provisions of this law: every natural or legal person of Syrians wherever their place of residence.

B every natural or legal person of the Syrians provided that the nationality of one of the countries acceding to the commercial and industrial property conventions in force in Syria.

C every natural or legal person of the nationals of any Member State of the Arabic League condition of reciprocity.

Every natural or legal person of Syrians who have work or residence status in Syria or in one of the States acceding to the commercial and industrial property conventions in force in Syria.

 

Article (12) the distinguishing mark is optional unless there are legal provisions to the contrary and subject to record all the hallmarks of an elective or mandatory provisions of this law and its implementing regulations.

 

Article (13) record demand in record serial numbers according to the date and time of the request and a document certifying registration student registration granted his request in accordance with the model specified by the regulations and international trademark registration requests are treated in accordance with the Madrid Agreement and protocol treatment of national applications.

 

Article (14) a request for registration of a mark by the applicant or his legal representative enclosing the selected finance charge if a non-resident registration in Syria demanded it shall appoint persons residing in Syria to be an agent in recording transactions and includes the request for registration documents and data specified by the regulations.

 

Article (15) does not accept any application to register or renew tag unless accompanied by the prescribed fee receipt in this Bill.

 

Article (16) a registration of a mark may be requested for one or more categories of products or services and multiple requests to multiple categories and tag registration is required in accordance with the conditions and procedures prescribed by the regulations.

B cannot be considered similar products or services similar or just based on the existence or non-existence in one category or different classes of the Nice Classification.

 

Article (17) per person to request in writing from the prior disclosure Directorate on markings and no more than five marks each request for a specific amount for the Directorate and Statistics Directorate on request during the period/15 days from the date of application and consequence of disclosure does not entail any responsibility on the Directorate and not any right of the applicant to the Directorate.

 

Article (18)


If a request for registration mark on the term or more written in a foreign language shall provide Arabic language translation or meaning and is not required to be a meaningful sign for registration.

 

Article (19) tag may be limited in whole or in part on one or more colors of special colors in such a case, the Court directorates take into consideration in the determination of the characteristic descriptions that mark being limited to those colors. If the registered mark without the special colors are registered for all colours.

 

Article (20) the applicant may request cancelled at any time without payment of any fee or to abdicate to others in Exchange for payment of the fee specified.

  

Article (21) hold a special record Directorate hallmarks record of all data contained in the certificate of registration and the limitations of current coordinates on the mark or any other adjustments.

 

Article (22) a Directorate examined the request and the accompanying documents to confirm the availability of the legal requirements provided for in this law and its implementing regulations, shall complete the formalities including required documentation within a period of six months from the date of application except for drawing and pay a delay for each month month month pane is.

B application will be considered void if no completion requirements by the end of the said period.

 

Article (23) the Directorate may cost a student to see the registration conditions or modifications to determine and clarify tag in another tag tag confusion prevents already registered or submitted application for registration if the mark registration Directorate in accordance with the provisions of article 22 of this law or conditions or registration suspended amendments shall inform the student registration Directorate decision in writing and the Directorate may refuse the request if the student performs mandated adjustments Directorate within three months from the date of Communication.

 

Article (24) a student may register who refused or suspended accepted terms or modifications to object in writing to the Directorate's decision mentioned in article 23 of this law, the competent Committee within 30 days from the date of the communication of the decision in writing and that meet the specified fee.

B consider the objections Committee by decision of the competent Minister as follows: judge appointed Counsellor of the Minister of Justice. As President.

Associate Minister. A member of the Ministry's Legal Affairs Director. A member.

A representative of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce. A member of a representative of the Federation of Chambers of industry. A member and specify regulations to this law its objections and actions and damages its members.

C the Committee decisions are implemented can be window stopped by decision of the competent court.

D if the Committee endorsed the decision of the Directorate, this flag may be registered to the student unless upon an enforceable judicial decision issued by a competent court upon an appeal from the student register within 30 days from the date when he is notified of the decision of the Committee.

 

Article (25) a newspaper called the Directorate newspaper spoke of protecting property, regulated by the regulations.

B admissible applications are deployed eligible in the specified format property protection regulations that includes posted a form tag and a statement of the products or services you request and registration of a mark at the expense of student registration.

 

Article (26) any interested party may object in writing to request the registration of the mark to the Directorate after the selected graphic during a period (90 days) from the date of publication and the student should inform the Directorate of registration or an agent of an objection during the period (30 days) from the date of receipt. And student registration or his agent must submit to the Department a written response and reasoned on this objection during a period (30 days) from the date of informing him of the veto. Or consider a concession on the registration request demanded.

 

Article (27) issued its reasoned objection Directorate either accepting or refusing registration, after examining the documents submitted by the parties to the conflict and listen to organize their presentation and may ensure its acceptance obliging registration student implementation requirements as it deems necessary for the registration of the mark. If the request is denied the fee from the right Director and the second half returned to the applicant.

Article (28) a dispute resolution Directorate informed and may appeal the decision of the Department referred to in article 27 of this law before the competent Committee within a period of 30 days//from the date of the communication.

B the Committee's decision is subject to appeal before the competent court within a period of 30 days//from the date of the communication.

C registration student is effectively dropping his request if it does not implement the requested amendments or conditions Directorate in time which determines the requested reporting about it or did not object to the decision of the Commission's decision or appeal Directorate within the prescribed deadlines.

 

Article (29) an application for the registration of the mark registration was accepted by law void assets unless a student registration or his agent to check the mark, get a certificate during the term «ninety days» expiration date or valid judgement enforceable.

 

Article (30) trademark registration Directorate accepted in the register of marks and publish it in a newspaper and property protection at the expense of the owner of the mark.

 

Article (31) grants his Directorate registered mark certificate/thirty days from the date of registration in the register of marks according to the model and the data specified in the regulations, and paste a copy of the registered mark on the certificate in a field dedicated to this end and stamped with the seal of the Directorate and sign the certificate of registration by the Director or his representative.

 

Article (32) term of protection for a registered mark ten years starting from the date of application for registration and registration expire after ten years from the last day of the month of application for registration. The tag can be renewed for similar periods at the request of the owner or legal representative and renovation during the last year of the term of protection for a fee.

 

Article (33) gives the trademark owner grace timeout/six months/tag registration renewal fee renewal applies delay from the date of expiration of the previous protection. If the tag is null renewal by law for the expiration of protection.

 

Article (34)


A request for renewal of registration of a mark before the mark owner or his legal representative and the form in which it presents the enrollment request to the Directorate. And renew the registration of a mark according to the final status if applying for renewal of registration of a mark shall not enter any adjustment as well as with the deletion from the list of products or services registered her brand.

B apply the substantive examination procedure, publication and objection to renewals of marks registered prior to the entry into force of this law, for once. And the decision of the Department to refuse renewal explanation and subject to challenge it through a/sixty days from the date of the communication/before the Committee. The Commission decision shall be subject to appeal before the competent court within a period of 30 days//date to inform the tag resolution.

 

Article (35) are recorded in a special register and renovated tags gives his renewed tag certificate signed by the Director or his representative during a period of thirty days//from the date of entry in the register. For marks registered for more than one category before this law gives each renewal certificate for payment of the fee specified for each category in a certificate renewal previous registration number and date of the renewed mark and published on the renewal of the registration of the mark in the protection of property and at the expense of the owner of the mark.

 

Article (36) the owner of a registered mark may request from the Directorate in writing any amendment request deletion without addition to the varieties of products or services for a specific fee tag and the amendment is published to protect property.

B subject to change the title of the owner of the mark or name or change agent or other disposition of the charges in accordance with the conditions provided for in this law and published for each of these actions in protection of property.

 

Article (37) for each person to request in writing from the Directorate see trademarks. He may also get data or extracts therefrom or from restrictions or ongoing actions. The trademark owner may well go right and everyone who proves that he is a party in a lawsuit relating to a mark to obtain a certified copy of the certificate of registration of the mark after the selected graphic and editing application on the prescribed form.

Chapter v collective marks article (38) a collective mark is a sign used to distinguish a product or service to a group of people belonging to a particular entity has legal personality, and if it has no industrial or commercial facility itself and submit the registration request with the mediation of the entity representative member uses it as the instructions for use of the brand established by the owners of the collective mark registration.

B collective control tag: custom tag to be placed on products or services to signify the surveillance procedure or examination for those products with respect to their origin or nature or qualities or method of production, or any other property as stipulated in the instructions for using this tag placed this tag registration owners engaged in inspection and control procedures.

C the mark registration application must refer to a collective mark and be accompanied by a copy of the collective system of use of the mark and the mark owner must inform the Directorate of each change to that system.

 

Article (39) the provisions of this Act apply to collective marks subject to the following: a collective oversight mark can be registered only by the legal person who does not manufacture or sell or import products and services developed by tag.

B collective control tag is open to all persons who provide products or services eligible for help using the mark except for the owner of the mark.

C sign collective oversight cannot be licensed or transferred or discharged bye form or mortgage or any implementation of algebraic. In case of dissolution of a legal person that owns it can transfer the mark to another legal person according to the conditions determined by the Minister's decision.

D required to accept the registration of a collective oversight: to achieve the conditions prescribed in this law applicable to licensing and oversight process necessary for the exercise of oversight work.

E when it is off of collective control mark for whatever reason it may not be registered nor used for any purpose for ten years.

 

Article (40) registration mark is revoked the collective censorship violates the terms of this law by the competent court by virtue of absolute effect at the request of the Director of public prosecution or protection or any interested person.

 

Chapter vi rights arising from the registration of trademarks and brands (41) gives its owner the right to ownership of registration of a mark for products or services covered by the registration in accordance with the provisions of this law.

 

Article (42) to others without permission from the owner: a copy or use or mark registered and added words like way or method type fitting analogy system or use replicated mark in relation to products or services corresponding to those contained in the registry.

Delete or modify the tag that was placed on products or services according to assets.

 

Article (43) to others without permission from the owner if the possibility of confusion in the mind of the consumer: a copy or use or mark registered or use copied mark in respect of products or services similar to those contained in the registry.

B follow the marker or use the footsteps of mark for products or services identical or similar to those contained in the registry.

 

Article (44) a distinguishing tag owner renowned in Syria and that wasn't registered to request the competent court to write off or prevent others from using a sign identical or confusingly similar or translation are on similar products or services or other similar if on the tag is used on similar products that holds others to believe there was a link between the owner of the famous mark those products or that such use to discredit the mark or damage to its owner or if It was this use constitutes an unjustified advantage.

B when determining whether a mark is famous is considering how famous brand in public sector in Syria.

 

Article (45) registration of a mark does not prevent you from using the same or similar signal in the following cases:


A name or logo or business address to replace if that use either previously or if the family name used in good faith.

B as a reference is necessary to indicate a destination using a product or service, in particular as accessories or spare parts not resulting confusion about the source of a product or service.

However in the event that such use could harm the rights of the owner of the registered mark, it can ask the Court to restrict or prohibit the use.

 

Article (46) to exhaust the right owner to exclude others from import or use or sell or distribute products that distinguish the brand if the marketing of such products in any State or licenses to others.

 

Chapter VII: transfer of ownership of the mark article (47) may transfer ownership of total or partial tag sale or time or by inheritance or bequest or encumber or report any right in rem by allowance or for free with or without business or project in accordance with the rules and procedures stipulated in the regulations after the selected graphic.

  

Article (48) are under carriage upon application by one of the parties to the agreement or his agent to a particular official during the period of ninety days//date of the agreement. And late registration requires an additional fee as specified in this law.

 

Article (49) if the transfer of ownership of the enterprise or business the distinguishing mark owner may use the same products or services or registered class or classes about the mark unless otherwise agreed.

 

Article (50) transfer of the mark or encumber or report any right in rem upon the argument only after entry in the register to the Directorate. After highlighting the document that identifies the desired procedure documented or certified and are posted at the expense of the owner of the mark in a manner specified in this law and its implementing regulations.

 

Article (51) if there is a change in one or more of the partners in the ownership of the mark without being covered by all this change in ownership has resulted from a contract or a merger required the written consent of the other partners on this change.

 

Article (52) if someone taking his business for any reason and subsequent transfer of ownership of the mark owned for more than one person and wanted these distributed among them let us distinguish between the Directorate persons found positive that business actually under restrictions and conditions and adjustments that you see.

  

Chapter VIII: license usage section (53) the trademark owner that authorizes a natural or legal person or more by using and investing his mark on all or some of the products or services which the mark is registered and the license does not preclude the use of tag the owner unless otherwise agreed in writing, shall not exceed the term of their license to use the mark on the duration of protection.

 

Article (54) a license contract may not contain no provisions restricting the licensee to unnecessary restrictions to maintain the rights deriving from the registration of the mark.

However the licensing contract shall contain the following conditions: 1 defining the scope of the geographic area of marketing products or services bearing the mark licensed use.

2 Select a license to use the mark.

3 requiring the licensee to abstain from any action that would undermine the value of the products or services that distinguish tag.

B the owner is entitled to the mark invoked the rights conferred by the registration of the mark and enforce each licensee exceeds the license terms set forth in paragraph a of this article.

 

Article (55) a license contract restriction requires groundwork or confirming the validity of signatures from the competent authorities.

B license is not effective against third parties only after entry in the register of marks the Directorate after payment of the fee specified.

C subject to delays in registration of that contract for the duration of the «ninety days from date of license contract for an additional fee and publishes how specified in this law and its implementing regulations.

D licensing contract must contain terms that ensure the trademark owner control the quality of products or services.

  

Article (56) licensee may not waive license contract or subcontract licenses unless the license contract provides otherwise.

 

Article (57) to the owner of the mark or the licensee to request cancellation of the recordation of a license after submitting proof of termination or dissolution of the license contract cancellation is effective from the date of application and publishes a newspaper write-protection of property and at the expense of the applicant.

 

Chapter IX: the distinguishing mark infringement and sanctions article (58) all rights of the registered mark owner arranges active responsibility.

B infringe on the rights of the owner of the registered mark contrary to the provisions of articles 42 and 43 of this Act.

 

Article (59) the competent courts regarding cases likening tags intended fraud and counterfeiting and trademark similarity claims in General, having put itself where the average consumer product or service recipient, or after you take into account the overall similarity between the original tag and the tag complained of without regard to differences in terms of molecules or details.

 

Article (60) distinguishing mark covered by penal protection are the distinguishing mark registered in accordance with the provisions of the law.

 

Article (61) without prejudice to any harsher penalty prescribed under any other law: imprisonment from three months to three years «» and fine/300/300, 000 to/1, 000, 000/million Syrian pounds or either all of the oldest: a use of a registered trademark belonging to the other by placing them malevolently on its products or services.

By imitating a registered trademark belonging to others and if added words or otherwise such as metaphor, "an item type or other characteristics.

C use a registered copy.

Sell or offer for sale or trade or possession with intent to sell and trade marked products placed illegally or counterfeit knowing.

E making or pattern or dig or selling a painting or a wooden or metallic or seal or something else shows signs of duly registered or any tradition in order to enable any person other than the owner of the mark from using it or imitated on one category of goods which recorded that mark.

 

Article (62)


Without prejudice to any harsher penalty prescribed under any other law shall be sentenced to imprisonment from three months to two years in prison and a fine of» «/200/200, 000 to/600.000/600, 000 SP or a fine of almost a milestone with other cheating structure without impersonating her and uses such mark or sold or offered for sale or trade or acquired with the intention of selling and trading such products or services, knowing mark article (63) without prejudice to any Harsher penalty prescribed under any other law shall be sentenced to imprisonment of two months to two years «» «» fine/200/200, 000 to 500, 000//ls 500000 or either: 1 use the unregistered mark in violation of article (4) of this Act.

2 in any way indicated that the mark was registered are not registered.

B is punishable by imprisonment from one month to one year and a fine of 100.000/100/300/LS 300, 000 or either: non-commodity or service has recognized that certain sign under asked him.

 

Article (64) is punishable by a fine of 100.000/100/300/LS 300, 000 each from the oldest knowledge on: a the use of a collective mark in terms other than those set out in the annex to the application for registration.

B the sale or marketing of a product carrying a collective mark user as opposed to assets.

 

Article (65) without prejudice to any harsher penalty prescribed under any other law shall be sentenced to imprisonment of up to three months in prison and a fine of 1/10000/10000/50/fifty thousand SP or a fine for anyone who contravenes the provisions of article 6 of this law.

 

Article (66) of punishment prescribed by article/65/uses his trademark registered differently crucially for form trademark granted him if such use leads to mislead the public or infringement of acquired rights of third parties or registered trademark.

 

Article (67) may not in all cases below the minimum sentence of imprisonment and fine in the application of the penal provisions of this law.

 

Article (68) bis everyone sentenced to one of the offences provided for in this law, a partner or accessory returned and sentenced to another offence of these crimes during the next five years for the first sentence.

 

Article (69) in the event of repeat offences punishable by this chapter must be sentenced to two to three years it may not be lower than the maximum fine specified in these articles and no higher than twice the redundancy required reduction according to article 68 of this law.

  

Section II: geographical indications (article 70) a geographical indication means: indicators that would identify the origin of the product in a country or region or country where product quality or reputation or fame or other features or affecting product promotion back to that geographical origin.

In order to protect these indicators have gained the protection in the country of origin and still enjoy protection.

B the country of origin is the country whose name is: appellation of origin that famous product or is it country or entity that represents the name of the designation of origin of the product.

 

Article (71) required for the registration of a mark containing a geographical indication to be producing goods continuously learn student registration in own renowned geographical area and attach the certificate of origin.

 

Article (72) No person in a special production-famous commodity put on products traded geographical indications misinform the public way the origin of these products and suggest that the source of his own fame.

 

Article (73) may not use any means in the designation or presentation of a commodity to suggest a way mislead the public that it originated in a geographical area other than the true origin and geographical indications benefit however for wine and liquor from such protection and if it follows the use to mislead the public or unfair competition.

 

Article (74) in commodity product with particular fame in geographical indication by the production output of similar goods in other areas that would suggest that they are produced in the same fame.

 

Article (75) no registration of a mark containing a geographical indication if their use would mislead the public regarding the true origin of the goods.

 

Article (76) No person may use a geographical indication constitutes unfair competition contrary habits Sharif on industrial or commercial activities.

 

Article (77) the registration of a mark containing a geographical indication if the right to the brand has acquired through use in good faith before the date of entry into force of the provisions of this Act or before granting geographical indication protection in the country of origin or a protected or no longer used in that country.

 

Article (78) to shoot some geographical names become products denoted in business practice mainly on the product without geographical origin.

 

Article (79) to any interested party may file a request to the competent court to prevent the use of any geographical indication not contained in a registered trademark if this use of misleading the public about the true origin of the goods.

 

Article 80 the Minister shall issue a resolution setting terms and conditions that are under geographical indications in the record prepared in the Directorate of protection.

  

Article (81) without prejudice to any harsher penalty prescribed under any other law shall be sentenced to imprisonment of up to six months in prison and a fine of fifty thousand 50.000 to 200.000 200 thousand SP or either if repetition penalty is not less than one month in addition to a fine of not less than the maximum stipulated above: both put on goods traded in hand with fame, especially in the production of a certain good indicators and geographical indications misinform method Audience that it arose in this way.

B each of the use of any means in the designation or presentation of a commodity to suggest a way mislead the public that it originated in a geographical area with special fame unlike true origin to her.

C each product a commodity in the famous especially in production or geographical indication indicator status on goods produced in other areas that would suggest that they are produced in the referenced entity.

 

Section III: industrial designs chapter I Decree: what is considered a drawing or an industrial model


Article (82) industrial drawing: a satellite each installation or formatting or colors of fonts or colors shown on products in a new and distinct from known drawings by, lends the product sparkle or gain special form sets it apart from other similar goods and products either manually or using the machine or computer, including textile designs and other materials.

Industrial design: the exterior of any models, whether associated or not associated with lines or colors to be new and distinct from known models before, and that gives a special form can be used for industrial or artisan product, manual etc.

Among these designs for example textiles with sketches printed or colored paper to cover walls or to encapsulates material goods, new models of dresses and coats and hats and give him head and accessories kalshialat and ornamental brassieres, shoes and vintage alhanager and bottles and liquor containers and alcoholic beverages and food and drinks and perfume and vintage cans cardboard used for pharmaceuticals and outer shape of any merchandise or other commodity etc.

Article (83) for each model or devised or go right in the right to the use, sale, offer for sale and use license to others provided that this has been already registered model or the Directorate.

 

Chapter II: industrial designs recordable recordable and non-Article (84) a fees or industrial models can be registered and protected under the provisions of this law and designs where there is an element of novelty and excellence which include the external qualities make her special nature distinguishes it from known designs.

B is considered an industrial design is new if not disclosed to the public anywhere in the world in any way including use or palpably bulletin whether disclosed before the filing date of the application for registration or before the priority date of the application, as appropriate, however does not lose the industrial design description Granny if this offer or description has been after applying for registration in the Member State of the relevant Convention in Syria Syria treated window Similarly, treatment or display in a national or international exhibition or publication of the industrial design in a conference or a scientific journals and all of that within a period not exceeding (6 months) prior to the filing date of the application for registration in Syria.

C industrial design is not new and distinct that didn't differ much essentially from known designs by or allocated to other kind of products not allocated to his former industrial design deposit.

 

Article (85) no registration of industrial designs: a fee or industrial designs contrary to public order or morals b fees or industrial models imposed by technical or functional considerations usually functional product or c designs that represent national or foreign inscriptions or emblems or religious symbols or stamps or flags or banners for the Syrian Arabic Republic or other States or international organizations.

D fees or industrial models affecting the intellectual or industrial property rights or trademark belonging to third parties or to the famous mark Chapter 3: right to registration of the industrial design article (86) have the right to registration of the industrial design as follows: a for the creator or of intent right in an industrial design b If two or more persons jointly devised a drawing or an industrial model the right to record it belongs to all of them or of the right to equal what They can't agree.

C If you create two or more industrial model or drawing without participation, including the right to record it belongs to former applicant registration.

D to the employer if the worker as a result of the implementation by a contract of employment under which committed briefly this innovation unless the employment contract provides otherwise.

 

Chapter IV: registration of industrial designs and publish it and renew it (article 87) a request for registration of the industrial design of the Directorate by creative drawing or form or of his legal representative as circumstances and conditions prescribed by the regulations.

The request may include a number of designs not exceeding five provided that a homogeneous unit and payable for each selected graphic as its fees or forms.

B If a student is a non-resident registration in Syria shall appoint persons residing in Syria to be an agent in recording transactions and includes the request for registration documents and data specified by the regulations and provisions of articles/11 13 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30/of this law on industrial designs with the necessary change article (88) student registration cancelled at any Time without paying any fee or to abdicate to others in Exchange for payment of the fee specified article (89) applicant may be asked to delay the publication of the industrial design for a period not exceeding twelve months from the date of application or the date of priority if the priority claim.

 

Article (90) in case of deferment of publication registration student cannot claim the attackers only after informing the alleged aggressor up to send a copy of the certificate of registration or registered form him as long as copyright is not due to the secretive nature of the registration request and have it after a period of ninety days from the date of the communication of the aggressor.

 

Article (91) organizes a special register called Directorate (register industrial designs) record of all data relating to industrial designs and the names and addresses of the owners and the tariff proceedings and legal actions.

 

Article (92) grants the applicant a certificate of registration Directorate an industrial drawing or pattern over a period (30 days) from the date of entry in the register prepared for that and sign the certificate of the Director or his representative and stamped with the seal of the Directorate and published on the certificate in the protection of property under the conditions or data specified in the regulations, at the expense of the owner of the certificate.

 

Article (93) register the industrial design right owner to exclude others from making, selling or offering for sale or import of products taken form this drawing or form or content.


And exhaust the right to prevent third parties from importing, selling or offering for sale or distribution of products referred to if Emirates marketing these products in any State or licenses to others.

This attack is not the right of others to use the protected industrial design for each of the following acts: a scientific research related to the purposes of education or training activities c d manufacture or sell the parts referred to in order to fix it for just compensation.

E other uses that do not unreasonably conflict with the normal exploitation of protected industrial design and does not impair unreasonably the legitimate interests of the legitimate owner of the author taking into account the legitimate interests of the author.

 

Article (94) everyone can request in writing by the registered designs or viewing may also obtain data or extracts therefrom or from restrictions or ongoing actions and the owner may industrial design and go right into it and everyone who proves that he is a party in a lawsuit involving an industrial drawing or pattern to get a certified copy of the certificate of registration of the industrial design after the selected graphic and editing application on the prescribed form.

 

Article (95) a term of protection of the industrial design (five years) commencing from the date of application for registration expires five years after the last day of the month of the registration application and the registration can be renewed (five years) for two consecutive terms of five years time to be renewed during the last year of the term of protection after the selected graphic and publishing it in a newspaper.

B apply the substantive examination fee renewal requests or industrial designs registered prior to the entry into force of this law and for once be the Directorate's decision refusing renewal subject to appeal before the competent court specified in article 119 of this Act during the period (30 days) from the date of notifying the owner of the industrial design.

Article (96) gives the owner of the industrial design grace period (six months) for renewal of registration as of the date of expiry of the previous protection fee delay if no renewal is considered an industrial design shall be void and shall not be recorded either in his name or in the name of others.

Article (97) the competent Minister may for reasons of public interest and the proposal of the Director, at the request of the competent authority to issue a reasoned decision granting a compulsory licence-non-exclusive license to use the protected industrial design in return for fair compensation and identifies the regulations of this law, the terms and conditions and procedures for granting this license.

 

Article (98) for parquet and the Directorate for any interested party may request the competent court to revoke registration of the industrial design and the competent court decides to revoke registration if registration is inconsistent with the provisions of this law and the sentence is carried out after the payment of the selected graphic if the execution at the request of the prosecution or the Directorate must pay a fee.

 

Chapter v transfer of industrial design article (99) transfer ownership of the industrial model or total or partial sale or sabbatical mosquitos or without valuable consideration and any inheritance or probate and may be pledged or report any right in rem upon the transfer of ownership with the enterprise or business or without them.

 

Article (100) does not have a transfer of ownership or a mortgage or report any right in rem on the industrial design argument on third parties only after entry in the register and published under the registry in a manner specified in this law and its implementing regulations after the selected graphic art (101) is checked with a transfer of ownership or a mortgage or report any right in rem to the industrial design or at the request of one of the parties to the agreement during the period (90 days) from the date of full time after the selected graphic and delays on request Registration requires an additional fee as specified in this law.

And is subject to change the title of the owner of the drawing or model or name or change agent or other disposition of the charges in accordance with the conditions provided for in this law and publishes all of these behaviors in the protection of property.

Chapter vi: licensing to use and invest the industrial design section (102) to the owner of the registered industrial design or to license others to use and invest model or license to others does not preclude the use of the owner of the registered design or unless otherwise agreed explicitly and license duration may not exceed the duration of protection.

 

Article (103) does not have authorization to use and invest effective against third parties only after entry in the register on that restriction during the period (90 days) from the date of license after payment of the fee specified and subject to delays in licensing the Directorate for an extra fee and publishes how specified in this law and its implementing regulations required under the licensing contract groundwork or confirming the validity of signatures from the competent authorities.

 

Article (104) to the owner of the industrial design or the licensee to request cancellation of the recordation of a license after submitting proof of termination or dissolution of a license certificate Directorate issued and published on newspaper write-protection of property and at the expense of the applicant.

Chapter VII infringement fees or industrial designs and penalties article (105) without prejudice to any harsher penalty prescribed under any other law shall be sentenced to imprisonment (two months) to (six months) and a fine of not less than 1/200/LS 200, 000 and not more than 600.000//600, 000 SP or either: both major industrial model or drawing is filed in accordance with the provisions of this law.

B manufacture or sold or offered for sale or possesses with the intent of trafficking or trading products take a drawing or an industrial model, knowing a copycat.

C all of illegally setting his products or advertisements or distinguishing signs or specific tools or other statements that belief with a drawing or an industrial model.

In the event of redundancy, the punishment shall be imprisonment of not less than (one month) in addition to a fine of not less than the maximum stipulated above and have redundancy in accordance with article 68 of this law.

 

Article (106)


Work to the aggrieved party does not give really any suit arising from this law, the following acts of the previous registration and advertising you could hear about her suit by the injured party and if the civil action arising from article (120) of this law, unless the bad faith of a suspect.

 

Part four: temporary protection of markets and fairs in Syria and foreign countries (article 107) benefit markings and designs of temporary protection in markets and exhibitions in Syria and foreign countries if these markets and fairs organized formally or must be officially to this law can be applied.

 

Article (108) wishing to benefit from the provisions of article (107) of this law to protect exhibited in fairs and exhibitions in a foreign country and involving Syria must apply to the State representative in the Syrian market or Gallery includes nature before enclosing proof that before to be protected has been introduced in the market or fair.

 

Article (109) when he received the representative of Syria these documents recorded in the register of special and gives testimony to the Exhibitor paying selected graphic Viewer provides protection within (three weeks) from the day view thing that asks for protection.

Article (110) at the end of the exhibition or the official representative sends proprioceptive record market regulator to the Directorate in Syria and the person who received temporary protection to turning it into a final protection during the period (year) starts from end of the market or fair after Muslim testimony highlights according to article 109 of the law and then start the actual protection from the opening day of the fair or market.

The applicant submitted a final protection order in accordance with the provisions of this law and articles on commercial and industrial property rights protection.

 

Article (111) special decision of the party concerned before the opening of markets and fairs organized formally in Syria indicating actions to be carried out by exhibitors to ensure temporary protection for their product that can get to the final protection if they deem it useful.

 

Article (112) temporary protection organization as relevant in Syria granted the same rights that the law of marks and industrial designs registered.

 

Section 5: industrial and commercial Awards (article 113) everyone wants to use it industrial or commercial award shows while the award nature and correct name of the exhibition or official authority granted and true history which was granted.

 

Article (114) person who holds personal prize for unit and can not be moved with his commercial or on the contrary that the prize awarded to a commodity producer track this item can also be used when full of store for his part as the person while giving bonus to commercial or industrial enterprise.

A person who navigated the prize could use as prize following the business, the reward given to someone as an Assistant Assistant cannot be used unless the name of the store that was used.

 

Article (115) is punishable by imprisonment (three months) to (two years) and a fine of 200/200/1000/400/400, 000 SP or either (on condition that minimum fine/400/400, 000 SP if accompanied by a sentence of imprisonment) who they claimed for themselves or give awards four trade fairs or who claimed fake awards and openly used as throws on trading cards vintage goods and commercial papers or mentioned in paintings or in any other way and people who try to Convince the public that they didn't receive her prize winners actually and persons who violated the bye form articles (113 114) of this law.

 

Section 6: protection against unfair competition and protection of commercial secrets article (116) prohibit natural or legal persons do bye Act of unfair competition, the following acts are considered acts of unfair competition: a competitive acts that are contrary to honest usages in industrial and commercial activities.

B business that would generate confusion by any means with a competitor's facility or its products or services or industrial or commercial activities, particularly if the business related to commercial or industrial right or if they are related to a registered user in the country, whether registered or unregistered and lead to mislead the public.

C false allegations in the course of trade of which may lead to discrediting a competitor or production facility or industrial or commercial activities.

D statements or allegations which leads be used in trade to mislead the public as to the origin or nature of the goods, the characteristics, the suitability for use or method of manufacture or quantity.

Its business that would degrade the discriminatory power of others or benefit unfairly from reputation or fame or reputation of an institution or reputation.

And commercial or industrial secrets in a manner inconsistent with fair trade practice and confidentiality if: 1 the information in whole or in configuration which includes its vocabulary is not unknown or non-traded in general have engaged in industrial or commercial activity which information in its scope.

2 business value derived from their confidentiality.

3 had been taken by the lawful possessor reasonable measures to keep it secret.

G every contravention of the provisions of this law and the competent court appreciates all the work that goes into acts of unfair competition.

 

Article (117) to any interested civil proceedings to claim compensation for harm suffered as a result of any acts of unlawful competitive and stop such acts as his right to take any preventive measures.

 

Section VII: General provisions chapter one: priority right article (118)


A requires a referendum of the right of priority of an earlier deposit in one of the countries acceding to the Paris Convention for the protection of industrial property or modified in a multilateral international agreement, Syria is a party or a State treated similarly treated in Syria on the right of priority must attach to his application a statement indicating the number and date of the deposit and the country name accordingly to submit within a period of time (six months) from the date of the subsequent filing a statement confirming the earlier filing that must precede The specified fee and procedure negligently transactions provided for in this article, the loss of the right of priority.

B be a priority mentioned in the previous paragraph (six months) for markings and designs this term applies from the date of filing of the first request and is not included in the calculation of the term deposit day.

 

Chapter II: jurisdiction and right of claim article (119) a civil court rooms one to consider all disputes and civil cases concerning industrial and commercial property.

B consider the competent civil court room in Damascus without any other administrative appeals tribunal decisions of the Directorate and competent Committee.

C as a civil appellate court rooms allocated for consideration of appeals court decisions mentioned in paragraph a of this article.

D keep jurisdiction in cases pending before the various judicial actors effective date of this Act until the final judgment by the different stages and degrees of new actions that arise after the date of entry into force of this law, subject to the provisions of the preceding paragraphs of this article.

Keep the right parties resort to domestic or international arbitration regarding civil disputes provided for in this law.

 

Article (120) civil proceedings against infringing on the mark or industrial design by the owner and beneficiary of the right to exclusive license right on the mark or industrial design to evaluate these lawsuits unless the owner raises the lawsuit despite officially reprimanded for doing so unless the license contract provides otherwise, any party is entitled to any license to intervene in infringement proceedings to claim compensation for damage caused to him by the infringement.

 

Article (121) of the defendant's right to claim compensation for the damage if the outcome of the lawsuit because the plaintiff is correct in his claim or proved wrong in its request for provisional measures, as well as in the event that demanded provisional measures did the case out right within legal period.

 

Chapter III: preventive measures and prevent an attack article (122) the interim relief judge could order bail or without one or more of the appropriate provisional measures pending on the basis of the conflict and in particular: a all necessary precautions to prevent an imminent attack on any right registered commercial or industrial property rights in cases where fear of attack including to refrain from doing something or certain jobs or prevent further, judge fines Coercive enforcement of decisions.

B suspension of registration procedures or interruption effect commercial or industrial right registration decision or preventing the use of recorded right registered or booked up or prevent his disposition or prevent opposition in use or license its use and invest it to others.

C establish the fact of the assault on the right to protection and store description and inventory all infringe upon or evidence of abuse wherever and take samples of it and decide to hold him under hand or without bail weapon and set a guard judicially or deliver it to a third person. The judge shall have the power to appoint to this end of the perceived expertise to conduct appropriate.

Should civil proceedings or part with the original right to the competent court within 15 days from the date of the resolution of immediate and still every trace of him.

 

Article (123) don't hear concerning the dispute over the ownership of commercial or industrial right registered by the Directorate before flagging this suit on this record right when this reference is Directorate argument on others that right which was held about this suit is still subject to judicial dispute might trigger effects limit or negate the rights of the person registered to his name.

B bankruptcy provisions are recorded for commercial or industrial right owner registered with the registry Directorate on this right at the request of the Court or see under foreclosure.

 

Chapter IV: border measures (article 124) the Directorate General of customs upon written request by the owner of the registered industrial or commercial property right or of a beneficiary of an exclusive right is registered in the Department invested after submitting a proof of the Directorate to adjust from within the cargo control procedures constitute an assault on that right even if in passing trade.

B inform the Customs authorities of the public prosecutor and the applicant and the owner of the goods or the legal agent and the holder of the goods without delay the exact procedures and seize the goods.

C lift adjust and free goods if no caller within (10 days) from the date of adoption of this procedure of the Directorate General of customs to prove: 1 issuance of precautionary measures or interim relief judge court or public prosecutor or head of the continuing implementation of the actions taken by the customs.

2 or by a civil suit or criminal court is to decide in a study room (three days) of the date of submission of a case requiring the plaintiff to provide adequate valued to cover the liability of the defendant in the case dismissed and the plaintiff provide such care and communicate copies to the Customs General Directorate within (twenty days) from the date of the decision and that under penalty of lifting the exact procedure and free merchandise.

3 for the purposes of the aforementioned proceedings callee that might obtain from the General Customs Directorate: the names and addresses of suppliers and importers sent them seized goods or their owners, as well as quantities and that despite all otherwise.

D excludes from the application of this article the meagre quantities of goods contained in travellers ' luggage and personal non-commercial use purposes according to relevant laws and regulations in force.


Must an application provided for in paragraph a above student undertaking that is responsible for compensating the supplier or the source of any damage that may have suffered as a result of the request if the request was finally proved right.

 

Chapter 5: public action and the exact description of article (125) the General proceedings of the crimes stipulated in this law directly from the public prosecutor or at the request of the Director or the injured party.

 

Article (126) to prosecutors whether or not the complaint by the injured party, order do set things, goods and commodities, tools and machines and inventoried in detail. The Director has such a right.

B in the event that the actions were based on a complaint or allegation by aggrieved advance Directorate cost on account of damages to control elements provided for in article 137 of this law and are directly any action before this advance payment. If you do not follow the procedures or proceedings within legal period devolves the advance for the Directorate.

Article (127) for a protection of property holders set rea and inventory objects and taking samples and adjust the offenses provided for in this law, as law enforcement to protect property and are nominated by the Minister and they work under job order or warrant issued by the public prosecutor or the Director or eliminate protection and they have to tell everything he learned as a Directorate of the violations of the provisions of this law.

B the employees mentioned in the preceding paragraph and who have never performed the Legal Department through the application of the provisions of this Act to perform the following oath (I swear by Allah the Almighty to do my job with honesty and sincerity), conservative civil court first before commencing work.

 

C lldabot is organized by the judicial police in the protection of property in Eden: justice.

D send Eden: the Attorney General for appropriate action.

 

Article (128) a rea stuff can be set and inventory control and take samples in the following places: stores galleries shops car factories used trucks Depot trade slaughterhouses and accessories trade exhibition markets cardamom markets terminals and ports go and access and the free zones.

B elements of the judicial police Directorate the power shut down shops, factories and warehouses and administrative dependencies sealed when any resistance or obstruction to the implementation of the tasks mentioned in the preceding paragraph for three days with raising it to the manager who has the authority to cancel the shutdown or extended for a maximum of thirty days for c» «elements of law enforcement use of armed force, to assist in carrying out the tasks entrusted to them under the provisions of this law when necessary.

 

Article (129) adjust material infringing materials and each set or inventory record includes: a the name and title of the organizers described record.

B date and place of work and his watch.

C the authority ordered by date which mandated.

D the name of the person who has had the procedure, alias, address, work and citizenship.

If the measure got the way it should mention the name of the recipe, address and nationality of the persons listed in the book shipping or shipping policies as the sender.

And outlines the conditions under which the procedure took a census of the people began.

G signature mutasarrif of objects and goods or male refusing to sign.

H sign organizers record.

And can I put hands on stuff to recall exactly all the statements and reservations that it deems appropriate and recognizes objects and goods and put a hand on her or other like third person Conference pending a decision by the competent court or leave the goods in custody and have at least two seizure organizers.

 

Article (130) doesn't force structured exactly informed and put a hand on its validity before it began its investigations and when he wants to verify the product delivered is not the desired product under the guise of a commercial or industrial right is registered it can not keep and put a hand on is investigating only after receiving the product. The sheriff may be accompanied by an expert appointed by the authority which recognized this or this warrant named therein.

 

Article (131) delivers the Sheriff to put the hand when he sees fit picture which, if over enforcement of the measure received the author hands over a copy of the record and a list of things which were records or measure whether posted them separately.

 

Article (132) should be a civil action before the competent court or penal during thirty days starts from the date in "another tune otherwise measure is null and confiscate the bail if any interest.

B the Court decides before sentencing either install or cancel measures and decide to book the things mentioned in the record and in the full list or some in this case could order the party to pay the complainant before making reservations to ensure they evaluate for things to seizure and value specified resolution Sheriff file attachment with a preference chose Sheriff clerk exactly who made the original appointment process or seizure provided for in article 126 of this law if they have happened and can refer Decision to finally place you must deposit and stuff that is assigned a guard to save costly when appropriate.

 

Article (133) must deliver the following documents reserved and the reservation was not void: a booking decision.

B the instrument to foster creativity proves whether you selected.

C list of reserved objects.

D reservation record.

If the detainee refused him receiving the above documents recorded in the minutes book.

 

Article (134) Sheriff who made reservations immediately organizes two copies of it reserved recognizes and regulates this record an example detailed record in article 129 of this code and attach a list of the reserved reserved sign stuff on it and then refused to sign or not mentioned in a place he had refused to sign the signature or the signature was not possible.

 

Article (135) before being set rea stuff and seizure and confiscation and seizure and tuned by the Directorate this Directorate would meet the following amounts:/2000/Alpha SP description and placement and settings for things.

/2000/Alpha SP from seizure or confiscation.


If the Directorate has its observations on the complaint of the injured party, this party has lent these amounts to the Department if the Directorate has its observations directly and without complaint, it need not pay any fees and payouts compensation treatment provided for in article 137 of this law.

 

Article (136) of the defendant the plaintiff's claim for compensation for damage caused if the outcome of the lawsuit because the plaintiff is correct in his claim or proved wrong in its request for provisional measures in case that demanded provisional measures did not suit out right within legal period.

 

 

Article (137) Unlike all the text in force in any other law fall working compensation procedures article 135 of this law lies with the applicant and prescribed by the Minister and the compensation paid by his relationship to the safe (safety deposit section) Ministry representative acted upon a signed statement by him and approved by the Director for protection.

 

Article (138) a court in any criminal or civil proceedings to decide book stuff, merchandise, sale, complained of an injured party compensation rebate or order to dispose of in any other way deemed appropriate by the Court.

B the court order to remove and destroy the industrial labels seized and may where necessary to destroy industrial designs and products or goods or the assigned addresses or covers, invoices, correspondence or advertising media or otherwise holds that mark in violation of the provisions of this law as well as damage to machinery and tools used in the crime, the Court may upon conviction be close established that employed her convict in committing the crime for no more than six months «», Closure as a duty in the case of redundancy.

C upon the Court to decide when the verdict in any of the offences provided for in this law on unfair competition, to decide not to convict eligibility to be elected to the Chambers, committees and study bodies, trade unions and associations of craft and generally in every elected body even be returned as.

D the Court may also order the publication of the judgement in one or more at the expense of the defendant.

Of the Court to the injured party in tort if the verdict of acquittal in criminal proceedings the Court may order that all or some of the above even when a ruling party complained acquitted in criminal proceedings.

 

Article (139) any judicial decision taken under the provisions of this law must be communicated to the Department by the Court which rendered the duration (eight days).

  

Article (140) correct physical errors in documents issued by the Department or at the request of any interested without fee or fine within one year from the date of issuance of the document or error debugging is a specific fee after this period.

 

Article (141) all applications for registration and renewals and amendments and objections and spitting images and review and prior disclosure and agencies, certificates, and other samples prepared by the Directorate and annexed to the regulations under this law and amend these models and valued by decision of the Minister on the proposal of the Directorate and the return value of these models for the Directorate.

 

Article (142) a financial fund Directorate occurs in deposits and values specified in this law and the regulations for the Directorate and for publishing services and expenses and other publications provided to depositors by the Fund owners occurs in addition to the rules of procedure of the Ministry's Director of Exchange is c the amounts credited to the Fund and acted by him for the Directorate and its staff.

 

Chapter vi registration agents, commercial and industrial property rights (article 143) under registration is the natural or legal person authorized to register commercial and industrial property rights in favor of his client.

 

Article (144) a proxy may not engage in work register referred to in the preceding article or whatever his name is listed in the table of agents of commercial and industrial property rights registration and registration required in this schedule the following conditions: 1 to be a citizen of the Syrian Arabic Republic or their equivalents 2 to hold a university degree 3 is ruled by criminal penalty against the integrity or morality 4 exercise done in private office qualified to conduct this work 5 To pay the specified drawing b restricts registration agents table: local companies specializing in commercial and industrial property protection and enterprise companies abroad and has a branch registered in Syria provided that in both cases the Director who apply the conditions contained in paragraph a of this article.

C excludes Syrian lawyers or their equivalents provide althbotiat mentioned in paragraph a of the previous article except the selected graphic.

 

Article (145) registration agent shall be entitled to use the number of employees in his Office to pursue jobs and tasks assigned to the Directorate in accordance with the following conditions: a be a national of Syrian Arabic Republic and the like that have a scientific qualification at least a high school diploma uncontrolled punitive penalty c violation of integrity or morality and gives the agent (owner) for those employees and users has permission location of Kiss to do this work.

  

Article (146) registration requests to the Directorate and recorded in the Court Register student gives notice of it and examine the applications submitted by a Committee for this purpose by the Minister.

This Committee consists of: the Director or his representative that the Director of Legal Affairs or his representative that article Directorate head (147) a registration application shall be referred to the Committee with the required documents and the Secretary recorded in a special register with the Commission as a sequence of numbers recorded in the Diwan and scrutinizes these documents before the Committee meeting of the full Commission may entrust the applicant complete documentation in case of lack or clarification before deciding With demand.

B organizes the Secretary of the Committee minutes of the meetings of the Commission and all members of assets signed article (148)


The Committee decides after verifying the conditions and documents required approval under the student's name in the table of commercial and industrial property registration agents in the absence of these conditions and documents required decides to reject the application and the decision shall be reasoned and explaining the reasons for the rejection.

It is a limitation in consecutive numbers table with the date of approval of the constraint.

 

Article (149) the Commission issued its decision on the request for registration within a period not exceeding (one month) from the date of submission of the completed application for all conditions and requirements: applicant Directorate inform the decision of the Commission after its release a book entitled footsteps of dismissal may appeal against the decision of the Commission before the Council of State during the (sixty days) from the date of the communication of the decision.

 

Article (150) Ministry issued a registration agents names annually and publishes this table and pursue the protection of property and a bulletin board.

 

Article (151) under the registered name registration in table informing the Directorate of all changes to its legal status through its business practice change or loss of library address any requirement of registration requirements and paired with the number recorded in the table all correspondence and paperwork.

 

Article (152) deceased registration agent name taken off of the table by the instrument of death and delisting decision from the Commission and communicated to the deceased's heirs to take special measures to liquidate assets and Office work if one of the heirs to exploit the Office and special conditions, record his name in the table and must submit a new application with required documents to the Directorate and follow prescribed procedures to approve the request.

 

Article (153) in the event of any breach by the agent to the law or regulations: the Committee or one of its members commissioned by her boss to verify the registration agent proved the alleged incident and report the result of the investigation with recommendations.

In case of proven violation Committee decides to stop the agent work for no more than a year and which prevents any new application and does not affect the applications prior to the date of the penalty or delisting proxy informs agents schedule a written decision.

The decision may appeal the Committee's decision right before the Council of State during the period of sixty days from the date of the communication of this decision.

 

Article (154) registration agents may not record any of commercial and industrial property rights, personal names only with regards to their work as agents of the Directorate is entitled to cancel the registration that is contrary to the provisions of this article specific fee paid by agent.

 

Article (155) subject requests and certificates and transactions and acts listed below for drawing shown next to each: Chapter VII final provisions article (156) fees international orders by the Madrid Agreement and Protocol and relevant international treaties by a decision of the Minister.

 

Article (157) cancelled as of the date of entry into force of this law, all laws and regulations in violation of its provisions.

 

Article (158) issued regulations under this Act by a decision of the Minister as making decisions which it considers necessary to carry out the provisions of this law and its implementing regulations.

 

Article (159) this law shall be published in the Official Gazette and shall be deemed effective after a period (30 days) from the date of issue.

Damascus on 22/2/1428 l 12/3/2007 m.



President Bashar Al-Assad, Egyptian populate Attorney