India's Uber Rival Ola to License Connected Car Platform to Vehicle Makers Worldwide

Ride-sharing companies the world over are branching out to go beyond just handling your car trips. In recent weeks we’ve seen Uber, the pioneer of the genre, announced its own Visa card while Southeast Asia’s Grab is developing a payment wallet that lets you pay for lunc ....


Are You A Patent Owner or Licensee? Apply for the USPTO Patents for Humanity Award by December 8, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) is accepting applications for Patents for Humanity Award until December 8, 2017. This awards competition showcases how patent holders are pioneering innovative technologies to meet global humanitarian challenges-- ....


Toyota Signs Licensing Agreement for GRAS-Di DNA Analysis Technology

TOYOTA CITY, Japan - Toyota Motor Corp. announced that it has signed an agreement with Kazusa DNA Research Institute, Eurofins Genomics K.K. and GeneBay Inc. to license Toyota's unique GRAS-Di DNA analysis technology that can dramatically accelerate selective breeding. Since the ....


LES-AC is Holding "Training of Trainers" Course in Jordan

AMMAN- The Licensing Executives Society- Arab Countries (LES-AC) is holding the "Training of Trainers (TOT)" course certified by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) in cooperation with the Arab International Society for Management Technology (AIMICT) from Decemb ....


AGIP Nigeria Office Accreditation Approved

29 Oct 2017 ABUJA - Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) Nigeria Office accreditation has been approved after completing the requirements of the Trademark, Patent and Design Registry in Nigeria.   The accreditation enables AGIP Nigeria Office to provide services wh ....


LES – AC Participates in LES USA and Canada 2017 Annual Meeting

30 Oct 2017 CHICAGO – Licensing Executives Society- Arab Countries (LES – AC ) represented by its Vice-President Marketing and Executive Director, Mr. Nabil Salamé, participated in Licensing Executives Society (LES) USA and Canada Annual Meeting, which took place ....


Abu-Ghazaleh to Announce the Establishment of the UNWTO International Smart Tourism Center

AMMAN – Based on the recommendations of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh concerning the need to utilize ICT in developing the tourism sector, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the United Nations Specialized Agency for Tourism approved the establishment of the UNWTO I ....


Patent Licensing Firm Peddles More Than 6,000 Nokia Patents

SAN FRANCISCO - Patent licensing firm Aqua Licensing is selling 6,069 patents and 734 patent applications that it purchased from Nokia. Many of the patents were developed by Alcatel-Lucent prior to Nokia’s $17.1 billion acquisition of that company in 2015. The intellectual propert ....


Brand licensing Industry Sees Opportunity for Growth in India

NEW DELHI - The brand licensing industry, now in its ‘nascent stage’ in India, is set to grow manifold in the foreseeable future with rising brand consciousness among consumers and higher penetration of modern retail and e-commerce, industry experts said. “The owne ....


Firms to Get Help with their IP Efforts Abroad

SINGAPORE - Companies that make use of intellectual property (IP) - especially in the biomedical and healthcare, manufacturing and engineering, and deep tech fields - are getting a boost to scale up and expand abroad. The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and Deloitte ....


LES Annual Meeting 2017

  Date: October 22-25, 2017 Location: Chicago, IL – Marriot Downtown Magnificent Mile We are entering an era where business practices of the past won’t meet the needs of the future. Most of the world’s major innovators are in the midst of the same ....


Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property Selected One of the Top 10 Intellectual Property Firms in China

  BEIJING- Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) has been selected one of the top 10 Intellectual Property firms in China and won the Best Trademark Agency of the Year during a special ceremony by China Intellectual Property Forum held under the theme "Best Practi ....


Abu-Ghazaleh Selected to Join United Nations Social Impact Fund High Level Advisory Board

  AMMAN- Upon an official invitation from the UNDP UN Under Secretary-General Ms. Helen Clark and the UNDP Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific Mr. Haoliang Xu, HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) will serve as a m ....


Abu-Ghazaleh Launches Talal Abu-Ghazaleh International Diploma in IT Skills (TAG-DIT)

  AMMAN – Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) is pleased to announce that it will continue to offer the International Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Diploma in IT Skills (TAG-DIT), which has been offered since 2001 in cooperation with Cambridge International Examinations ( ....


LES-AC Accredits ‘Franchise Diploma’ Course

  AMMAN- The Licensing Executives Society- Arab Countries (LES-AC) has recently accredited the ‘Franchise Diploma’ course prepared by franchise consultant Mr. Najeeb Alturigi. This course aims at spreading the knowledge of franchise terms, litigations, proc ....


LES-AC and Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property to Hold ‘Legal Actions on Trademarks’ Course

  AMMAN- The Licensing Executives Society- Arab Countries (LES-AC) in cooperation with Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) will hold the ‘Legal Actions on Trademarks’ course on September 10, 2017 at Talal Abu-Ghazaleh International University in Amman &nd ....


LES-AC and Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property to Hold ‘Legal Drafting’ Course

  AMMAN- The Licensing Executives Society- Arab Countries (LES-AC) in cooperation with Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) will hold the ‘Legal Drafting’ course on August 13, 2017 at Talal Abu-Ghazaleh International University in Amman – Jordan. ....


LES-AC to Hold ‘Training of Trainers’ Course in Jordan

  AMMAN- The Licensing Executives Society- Arab Countries (LES-AC), presided by HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, will hold in cooperation with the Arab International Society for Management Technology (AIMICT) the Training of Trainers(TOT) course on August 5, 2017 in Am ....


Licensing Patents to Competitors Could Weigh against Granting an Injunction

  By John Paul, Brian Kacedon, and Lauren Dowty After succeeding on an infringement claim, a patent owner may seek a permanent injunction to prevent the infringer from marketing or selling infringing products  ....


Luay Abu-Ghazaleh: Today Our Relations with China are Stronger than Ever

  AMMAN - HE Mr. Luay Abu-Ghazaleh, vice chair of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) said, "Since the beginning, we were keen to establish a comprehensive partnership with our Chinese counterpart and today our relations with China are stronger than ever."& ....