Celebrating Excellence - The Legal 500

Ali & Associates is recognized as a Top Tier Law firm by the Legal 500 (Asia Pacific) 2017

Congratulations to our New Team of Lawyers

Ali & Associates is pleased to announce joining of leading advocates in our Karachi (Pakistan) office. Their diverse backgrounds and experience further enhance our management team and multidisciplinary practice.

Corporate brands: Only a small fraction registers trademarks

Registering a trademark could cost between £2,000 and £3,000,” said Ali Kabir Shah, International Vice President of the Asian Patent Attorneys’ Association. "But not registering it and then fighting a legal battle when someone else has registered your trademark is going to cost you £40,000".

IP Courts Finally Established In Pakistan

All IP Cases to be transferred to the New IP Courts

Infringement of Registered Trademarks of GEO, ARY, SAMAA, DAWN and other in USA, UK, Canada and Pakistan

To ride upon the goodwill and reputation attached to TV channels and TV programs of Pakistani origin, some individuals backed by corporates tried to register the channel names and their programs in their own name in US, UK, Canada and Pakistan through relevant authorities.

Ali & Associates recognised as top tier firm in trademark cases

Five reputed international publications have recognised Ali & Associates as a “top-tier” law firm of Pakistan for its expertise in various categories of legal services, including Intellectual Property Rights and trademark litigation.. 

World Intellectual Property Day 2015

Every year we celebrate the World Intellectual Property on April 26. This will be 14th IP day since its inception in 2001 over a period of so many years we have done different activities in line with the themes proposed by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). 

Monopolising geographical indications

From the very early days, we have a law for protection of geographical indications. But unless the international community starts to talk about it, some people would not accept any concept that they believe to be new.

Students to register their Inventions with Intellectual Property Organisation 

Islamabad: Inventors had played vital role to boost the economy by exploring fresh and innovated ideas. IPO-Pakistan would become a source of encouragement for those who had been engaged in creative activities by extending registration facilities to determine the ownership of their patents.

Fair business practice: Anti-piracy culture to be introduced

Chairman of the Intellectual Property Organisation (IPO)-Pakistan Hameedullah Jan Afridi has said that a new culture of IP rights protection would be introduced to curb piracy.

Lawyers key stakeholders of IPO to make it role model

Chairman Intellectual Property Organisation (IPO) Hameedullah Jan Afridi, MNA has said that IPO-Pakistan is being structured on strong footings to make this organisation a role model.

Fee for IP Applications (Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights) has been Restructured and Implemented w.e.f. June 4, 2011 in Pakistan

All the applicants and attorneys are hereby informed that Fee for IP applications i.e. Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, has been restructured and notified in the Gazette of Pakistan and shall be applicable w.e.f. June 4, 2011.

Acceptability of Trade Mark Journal in Digital Form

All the applicants, Attorneys and General Public are hereby informed that Trade Mark Rules 2004 has been amended to give legal effect to the Digital Form of the Trade Mark Journal available on the website of IPO-Pakistan.

IPO-Pakistan is being structured on strong footings

Chairman Intellectual Property Organization (IPO) Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi MNA has said that IPO-Pakistan is being structured on strong footings to make this organization a role model.