This is because the trade name
and trademarks systems in the UAE have for many years allowed for conflicting names to co-exist.
ARTICLE (5): Whilst observant to the fact that some trade names
for commercial activities were applicable before the enforcement of the provisions of this law, a trade name
cannot be registered for any commercial establishment or company if the name features any of the following descriptions: -Typical to a trade name
of a well-known international company.
The "Everything Lawyers" is an example of a trade name
that is misleading, because it implies the ability of the firm to address every legal issue.
It includes descriptions of products from more than 3,000 manufacturers and provides essential information on more than 65,000 chemical and material trade name
products currently sold.
Thus, the taxpayer contended that all marks and trade names
should be treated as of like kind because they enjoy essentially the same legal protections.
As for the second question, the ECJ holds that a trade name
may constitute a "sign" within Article 16(1).
Establishing a value for the trade name
is problematic when one considers that much of a trade name
's value in a foreign jurisdiction will derive from local marketing efforts rather than from U.
Where trade names
are truly international, such a brand is accompanied by a list of companies with country identifiers to allow the reader to select the nearest one for contact.
FDA Regulatory Number Index contains the trade names
and chemicals that have been approved for use as solvents in foods, food coatings, and food processing.
Ali Eissa Al Nuaimi, Director General of Ajman's Department of Economic Development, said: "The Trade Names
Booking system is a major step towards adopting knowledge-based tools and facilitating best business practices, which are among Ajman DED's top strategic priorities.
These latter two record types are available on the Trade Names
A "section 197 intangible" -- which includes goodwill, going concern value, workforce in place, information base, know-how, customer-and supplier-based intangibles, governmental licenses and permits, covenants not to compete and other similar arrangements, franchises, trademarks, trade names
, and contracts for the use of the foregoing assets -- is defined in Prop.