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    Beirut 2066 4503
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Beirut Supreme Court confirms that trademark ownership is acquired through use, not registration
Lebanon | 12 February 2019

In a drawn-out dispute between the Kataeb Political Party and The Modern Media Company (MMC), the Beirut Supreme Court has confirmed that ownership of a trademark or trade name is acquired through use and not through registration with the relevant authorities. However, the MMC believes that the court made a serious error in its decision and has thus appealed to the country's highest court.