United Law Company

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property assets have steadily gained importance in corporate boardrooms around the world. As the pace of new product development and scientific advances has accelerated, market leaders have turned to intellectual property laws to protect investments.

Our team of legal and scientific professionals provides strategic guidance to clients striving to build, maintain and protect patent portfolios, trade secrets and other proprietary assets. We obtain and maintain trademarks, trade names and copyrights. Our IP litigation team prosecutes and defends complex patent, copyright, trade secret and trademark cases across a variety of industries and technologies.

Our service includes advice on the registration and protection and assignments (sometimes as part of a corporate takeover or restructuring) of trademarks, patents, copyrights, and registered designs. We also conduct litigation concerning any disputes which may arise, including questions of ownership, validity and infringement.

Our Intellectual Property team has expertise in all areas of trade/service mark, trade secret, copyright and patent law. We advice our clients on the selection, availability, use and registration of trade/service marks, patents and copyright applications within Pakistan and abroad.

In addition to the above ULC advices on other aspects of intellectual property such as confidentiality, data protection, geographical indications, designs, internet related transactions, traditional knowledge, advertising and entertainment law.

Practice Spotlight:

Counterfeit Product Investigation/Seizure

Infringement and Passing-off action

Registration Renewal of trade/service marks, copyrights, patents and designs

Applications and Prosecution



Availability Searches and Opinions

Domain Name Disputes and Registration and Maintenance

Licensing and Permitted use Agreements


Portfolio Management.


Area of Practice

22 bills introduced in NA
As many as 22 bills were introduced to National Assembly on a private...
Body for amendments to Nizam-e-Adal Regulation
The NWFP and federal governments’ joint committee...
Cabinet approves draft Anti-Dumping Duties (Amendment) Ordinance, 2008: Anti-Dumping Appellate Tribunal Proposed
The Federal Cabinet of Pakistan has approved the draft Anti-Dumping Duties
FBR considers decentralizing Sales Tax Registration
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) may delegate powers to regional collectors
SNGPL challenges ECC raw material price escalation formula in the Lahore High Court
The Federal Cabinet of Pakistan has approved the draft Anti-Dumping Duties
Pakistan seeking from US consular access for Dr Afia
Pakistan is seeking from United States consular access and medical
Heroism of Pakistani Lawyers and Judges to be Honoured by the American Bar Association
The bravery of Pakistani lawyers who faced down baton-wielding police over
Foreign investors to invest USD $25 billion in Punjab Province, particularly Lahore, in the next 3 years
Foreign Investment According to the Department for Trade and Investment, Government of the Punjab
Supreme Court issues notices to Geo and Jang
The Supreme Court has directed the print and electronic media neither to publish

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