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Jan 27, 2022 (Newsletter Issue 1/22)
United Arab Emirates
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Notification on Licence Recordal and Division/Merger of International Registrations

On January 6, 2022, the Office of the United Arab Emirates has notified WIPO in accordance with Rules 20bis(6)(b), 27bis(6) and 27ter(2)(b) of the Regulations under the Madrid Protocol.

As a result:
- a license shall, in order to have effect in that Contracting Party, be recorded in the Register of the Office of the United Arab Emirates;
- that Office of UAE will not present to the International Bureau of WIPO requests for the division of an international registration under Rule 27bis(1) nor requests for the merger of international registrations resulting from division under Rule 27ter(2)(a).

For further information, please refer to Information Notice No. 1/2022 here