DAMASCUS – The Security Council has on 24 February 2018, established a new court called the Fifth Civil Court of First Instance. Its primary role is to handle trademark related matters.
This court will be used to hold hearings related to appeals against final refusal decisions by the Registrar, litigation proceedings with respect to infringement cases and oppositions by third parties, and cancellation proceedings. This step is meant to accelerate the decision making process for the above mentioned legal cases.
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