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Intellectual Property (IP)

Intellectual property (IP) means original creations of the mind with can be bought and sold by the parties, such as inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names, images, and designs used in commerce.

Intellectual Property has four main types Patents, Trade Marks, Designs and Copyright. Industrial property and inventions are patents and trademarks, industrial designs, and geographic indications of source or Business name or Brands fall under Trade Marks category and Copyright works are literary and artistic works such as novels, poems and plays, films, musical works, artistic works such as drawings, paintings, photographs and sculptures, and architectural designs.

In the current Global Village of growing International Business, Brands, e-commerce and counterfeiting, we at Mumtaz & Associates, understands the prevailing issues and is capable of providing efficient solutions to our client’s requirements.

Our Expertise and Legal Assistance can be availed in the following areas

Trademark, copyright and patent Registration & Management — We are regularly consulted to assist our clients for registration of Trade Mark, Copyright and Patent Design. We can also advice you whether your intellectual property right can be protected and registered as well as the steps and requirements for registration.

IP Litigation – We had been representing the leading businessmen of Pakistan, for enforcement of IP rights. Steps to obtain a restraining order from the Court of Law as well as removal and destruction of counterfeited items from the open market are our niche. We have the right contracts, resources and man power to take such step for the benefit of our clients, hence our success in this field is reflected by placing our Law firm’s name among the top Law Firms of Pakistan, Karachi. We help protect the brands and intangible assets of many of the leading companies with a wide array of industries: consumer products, food and beverage, manufacturing, pharmaceutical.

IP acquisition — Some of our clients in Pakistan had consulted us on IP acquisition matters and their legal modalities as per Pakistani Laws. We had recommended efficient and cost effective methods for the said purpose from time to time.

Domain Registration — Our Law firm can also assist you on Internet and domain name issues, media and advertising law, packaging, labeling, regulatory requirements, trade secret protection and related data protection.