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Trademarks, the most visual of all Intellectual Property rights, is often a business’ most valuable asset. We advise on trademark selection, registration and enforcement, and manage our clients’ international trademark portfolios. We provide services for trademarks searches, application filings acceptance & registrations, maintenance, renewals, post registration, obtaining trademark registration globally, auditing trademark portfolios, legal actions, hearings, filing and defending oppositions or rectification proceedings before Trademark Registry, Pakistan and Hon’ble Courts of Pakistan.
Patent is granting exclusive rights for an invention to make, to use and to sell the invention for a period of 20 years. Patent is only granted to an innovative and new product or process which comes under the patentability requirements as per the Law. We offer services of patent searches, advices/consultancy, application preparation & filing, legal actions, hearings, acceptance and sealing, filing and defending oppositions, revocation proceedings before the Controller of Patents & appeals in Hon’ble Court, patent litigations, annuities & matters after post granting of patent.
Copyright is an instrument that provides the clients’ works of art or literature. In this part, we offer services include; filing copyright applications and prosecuting till registration, official actions, acceptance & registration, filing opposition & defending proceedings which includes cancellation of copyright as well, filing an defending appeals before Superior Courts.
An industrial design is a graceful Ornamental of an article. In industrial design, we offer services which are; conducting design searches, advices/consultancy, preparing & filing design applications, design registration, Annuities, legal actions, Filing & defending the cancellations proceedings & oppositions before the Registrar of Designs and Appeals in High Courts along with design litigations before District and High Courts.
A domain name is a mark which is user-friendly alternate for an IP address. We advise our clients on common domain name issues, and how to combat cyber-squatting & internet piracy, as well as represent clients in domain name dispute resolution forums (ICANN).
Registering a company in Pakistan brings an exclusive strength to your business by enriching it with a proper identity and credibility to your business as well as services. We offer services of company’s registration in Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), regulations & regulatory actions before SECP and assist our clients professionally in other related affairs of SECP.
Law related to Customs is all-inclusive in Pakistan which comes under Customs Acts, 1969 together with the Rules and Allied Laws. We pride to deliver legal services in the field of Customs to individuals and businesses. Custom Law is a duty, tax, charges or imposts, which are particularly charged by the Federal Government on imports and exports good from the country. The firm has been engaged in providing result-oriented Pakistan Custom Services to the clients.
We skillfully manage, devise and deliver innovative IP portfolios of a great number of trademarks, patents and design. We maintain our clients’ portfolios, of both local and foreign registrations, and attend to the notification and payment of annuities and renewals.
Selecting the right brand is a critical step in developing a business. We assist our clientsin making the right selection of a brand and ensure the brand’s registration as a trademark. We advise clients on strategies to enlarge their business’ reach internationally by using International IPR treatise and good practices.
Our team of experts has an extensive experience working with clients to provide commercial / market diligence, intellectual property rights diligence and tax due diligence through a unique integrated approach. Our team can execute due diligence for various situations.
Intellectual property rights are meaningless if they cannot be enforced in the marketplace. The threat of enforcement is what ensures the protection of an intellectual property right. We ensure the existence of an effective enforcement regime as it is a critical aspect of a well-functioning IP system and help ensure that your intellectual property rights are protected.
As a full-service IP law firm, our litigation attorneys are prepared to protect and enforce the intellectual property rights of its clients. In majority of the cases, satisfactory results have been achieved without the need for any formal proceedings. However, if formal proceedings do occur, our litigation team is always prepared and experienced in both judicial and administrative proceedings to ensure the legal interests of our clients are protected.
The Competition Law 2010 is the law to prohibit the unhealthy competition in the market as it enables exclusive discretionary powers. The powers may include searching the premises of suspected company; seize the documents/devices of the company to investigate the illegal conduct under the law. It prevents the abuse of dominance, unhealthy competitive practices, anti-competitive agreements and deceptive mergers.
A. A & ASSOCIATES – Pakistan’s leading IP Law firm
F-61/9, Block-4, Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan