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Commercial Companies Law (promulgated by Law No. 5 of 2002)

Year of Version:2002
Date of Entry into Force:October 4, 2002
Date of Text (Issued):May 25, 2002
Type of Text:IP Laws: issued by the Executive
Subject Matter:Other, Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
The Commercial Companies Law contains provisions relating to the employees' rights to their patent rights (Article 10), the trade name of a joint partnership company or a partnership (Articles 20 & 47), the trade name of a partnership derived from the name of one of its partner indicating the objective of the partnership, which is the exploitation of a patent duly registered under the said partner's name (Article 62), the trade name and objective of a holding company related to the exploitation of patent rights (Articles 264-265), and the sanctions for unauthorized disclosure of any company's secrets (Article 324(6, 8 & 10)).
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Arabic

قانون رقم 5 لسنة 2002 بإصدار قانون الشركات التجارية قانون رقم 5 لسنة 2002 بإصدار قانون الشركات التجارية, Complete document (pdf) [734 KB]

English

Commercial Companies Law (promulgated by Law No. 5 of 2002) Commercial Companies Law (promulgated by Law No. 5 of 2002), Complete document (pdf) [684 KB] Commercial Companies Law (promulgated by Law No. 5 of 2002), Complete document (htm) [1716 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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