The same question has been asked for years and is still asked today: “What’s in a name?”
Back in school and university, in the days of team projects and entrepreneurship mock ventures, the first question would always be the same: What would our group/company name be?
Technology has changed the way we work. Once upon a time, employees did all of their work at the office as that was where files were kept and colleagues met. At CREATIVE ZONE, we have many clients that work remotely, without a fixed office space and have teams that they manage from a distance. Whilst the traditional office setup has certain advantages: impromptu meetings, face to face interaction etc. most companies nowadays have a different dynamic.
The DIFC is the first jurisdiction in the region where a non-Muslim individual can register a will under the international recognized Common Law principles. At the moment, the distribution of assets of the deceased is guided by UAE federal laws such as the Personal Status Law, Civil Transactions Code and by public order.
Starting a company can be difficult and therefore many people choose to leverage the power of content and social media marketing to help increase their audience and customer base greatly. However, when first starting to use social media without any previous experience, it can be quite difficult.
Last month, we were fortunate enough to be joined by Mark Bone-Knell and Kate Symons, co-founders of Bone-Knell Symons Intellectual Property at our monthly breakfast.
We were given great insight into the world of intellectual property and how it varies within the GCC, as well as what options we would have to protect our inventions, brands, copyright and designs for various business types.