Legal

01-04-2004
By virtue of Legislative Decree No. 92, dated March 25, 2004, issued by Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad, Syria has joined the "Madrid Agreement for the International Registration of Trademarks" of 1989 and the "Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks", signed in Madrid on June 28, 1989.
01-03-2004
In general, Syrian distribution and commercial agency laws are much less restrictive for foreign suppliers than that of many Arab states such as Lebanon, Egypt and the Arab Gulf States.
01-03-2004
The Syrian Court of Cassation has ruled in a recent decision (Case 1302/2003, June 1 2003), that the dealings of state-owned commercial banks with their clients will be governed by the rules of contract law rather than by unilateral decisions of the Mi...
01-01-2003
Syria has joined its signature to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).
22-10-2001
The Syrian High court awarded the Mercedes-Benz franchise in Syria to the Sanqar & Sons Company, putting an end to a two year fierce battle, reported Al Sharq al Awsat.

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