Dubai Customs solves 170 IPR disputes in 9 months in 2020

جمارك دبي تحل 170 نزاعاً للملكية الفكرية في الأشهر التسعة الأولى من 2020

Dubai, UAE – 21 October 2020: Dubai Customs solved 170 intellectual property disputes between January and September 2020 including 109 disputes between April and September, which was marred with the spread of the Covid-19 and lockdowns locally and internationally. This reflects the high level of commitment from Dubai Customs side to fight counterfeiting despite the presence of these challenges and their direct impact on inspection operations. “Fighting these counterfeit goods and preventing their entry into the country is very important, especially during the pandemic,” said Yousef Ozair Mubarak, Director of IPR…

Jebel Ali Customs Center makes seizures and 104,700 inspection operations 103 in 8 months

مركز جمارك جبل علي ينجز 103 ضبطية و104.7 ألف عملية تفتيش

Dubai – 20 October 2020: Jebel Ali Customs Center, part of Dubai Customs’ Sea Customs Centers Management, thwarted 103 smuggling attempts in the first 8 months of 2020 (Jan-Aug).  A total of 104,074 inspection operations were done and 144,025 containers were scanned in this period. Prohibited goods, which were seized by the Center, varied to include 33,930 kg of sandalwood, which is in violation of CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora). Another seizure included 53,760 narcotic pills packed in 32 boxes, and another…

KoolSpan Protects Mobile Calls, Texts, Data from Increased Threats While Working from Home for Government, Corporate Employees

BETHESDA, Md–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, governments and businesses globally are shifting employees to work from home or other remote locations. These organizations face unprecedented challenges and IT systems are under strain from demands placed by remote employees. Home based employees often face no alternative but to use home networks and personal devices for sensitive work. Conversations that would normally have taken place face-to-face within secured networks are now made over cellular networks and the Internet. Hackers and cyber criminals, both state sponsored and non-state sponsored…