Business in Pakistan

Foreign Arbitral Awards for Pakistani Businesses

Deciding about the application of the correct mechanism for the enforcement of an arbitral award depends much, in law, upon the type of arbitral award itself. The choice of the correct mechanism hinges upon invoking the jurisdiction of the court of law which possesses the legal jurisdiction to take up the enforcement matter and rule upon the same.

US Consulate Launches IPR Toolkit Created by AFMalik Law

The Intellectual Property Rights Course & Toolkit for Business Incubators in Punjab, developed by the AFMalik Law Partners, Advocate Ammara Farooq Malik and Barrister Ahmad Farooq Malik, was launched on 26th April, 2019 at the US Consul General’s Residence on the occasion of the World Intellectual Property Day 2019. Ms. Colleen Crenwelge, US Consul General distributed copies of the IPR Tool Kit amongst the public and private sector business, venture… Read More »US Consulate Launches IPR Toolkit Created by AFMalik Law

Business Process & IP

By Ammara Farooq Malik, Partner AFMalik Law. Though a one size fit for all is not possible, however a general guideline can be provided on when and where the intellectual property must be registered in the process of business formation. Business process and IP in each step: Step 1:                  Inception of idea for business Action Item:       Read up on IRR or engage an IP lawyer/ expert. Many business owners feel… Read More »Business Process & IP

Domain Names & Efficient Dispute Resolution

The DNDRC entertains complaints against domain names with “.pk” ccTLDs which are either existing as a result of cyber-squatting or by some habitual infringer of intellectual property rights. The remedy for the rightful owner of the domain name consisting of the trademarked word is either to file a civil suit in a court of law and seek permanent injunction or it may file a complaint before the DNDRC