Morocco has issued an new Law No .23-13 on the protection of industrial property, wich amends and completes that actual Law No. 17-97. This new law entered into force on December 18 – 2014.
The new law includes provisions on the protection of patents, industrial designs, trademarks and strict measures for combating counterfeiting.
For your kind information, we enclose here with a summary highlighting the major points that have been amended in English and French version.
However, we would like to point out that our schedule of charges, will be subject of some amendments in order to be adequate with the new Law (the tarifs will remain unchanged, exept the addition of a new tax related to the elaboration of the perliminary research report for the patent application).