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“The road to INnovation economy requires lot of INvestment in new technologies and innovations. This will not be possible without a strong INtellectual Property system. Let’s all be IN”

Malek Hannouf
Chairman, Gulf BPG

WHO WE ARE

The Brand Owners Protection Group (BPG) is a group of world leading Brand Owners and Legal Consultants who are alarmed at the continuous illicit replication of genuine goods and interested in the enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights.


WHAT WE DO

The Brand Owners Protection Group (BPG) will seek the enforcement of intellectual property laws, copyright, patent, and trademark protection, and licensing laws in order to protect consumers from counterfeits and all other forms of illicit trade.


WHY WE FIGHT ILLICIT TRADE

  • It’s a violation of the law
  • Consumer health & safety are at risk
  • Consumers are being cheated and misled
  • Quality is compromised
  • Warranties do not apply
  • Unemployment rates go higher
  • Governments reputation is damaged
  • Intellectual Property Rights.


LATEST FROM THE NEWS ROOM

INTA Conference

December 18, 2018

BPG Chairman Malek Hannouf and Board Member, Bassel El Turk were on the panel last week with Mr. Yousuf Ozair Mubarak, Director of IPR department at Dubai customs at the INTA MEA 2018 conference discussing the Role of Free trade zones to promote economic growth.

Abu Dhabi Police Workshop

December 16, 2018

Last week we were able to conduct a hands-on experience for the Abu Dhabi Authorities, Customs, DED and Abu Dhabi Police allowing them to spot the difference between genuine and fake products.


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