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


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Year of Version 2002 Dates Entry into force: October 4, 2002 Adopted: May 25, 2002 Type of Text IP-related Laws Subject Matter Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Other 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)).

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Arabic قانون رقم 5 لسنة 2002 بإصدار قانون الشركات التجارية PDF English Commercial Companies Law (promulgated by Law No. 5 of 2002) PDF HTML

WIPO Lex No. QA020