The clock is ticking for the “old” Cyprus IP Box regime

The provisions of the new IP Box regime, under some conditions, allow the companies that were benefiting from the old regime to continue to benefit until the end of June 2021. Cyprus entities will need to assess whether they are eligible to benefit from the new IP Box regime to ensure a smooth transition from […]

Cyprus’ new Trademarks Law embraces technology

On June 5, 2020 the Cyprus Parliament passed the new Trademarks Law incorporating the European Trademarks Directive (Directive (EU) 2015/2436) into national law, bringing some significant changes to the Trademarks Law. On June 16 the new Trademark Rules of 2020 were published to provide some guidelines on how the provisions of the new Law will […]

Compulsory licensing in Europe

Law firm: Elias Neocleous & Co LLC Author: Maria Kyriacou, Efrosini Monou, Ramona Livera Publisher: European Patent Office Practice area: Intellectual Property

Laws of Cyprus with Commentary in World Intellectual Property Rights and Remedies

[gdlr_row] [gdlr_column size=”1/4″] [/gdlr_column] [gdlr_column size=”3/4″] Nov 20, 2017 Law firm: Elias Neocleous & Co LLC Author: RAMONA LIVERA Publisher: Thomson Reuters West Practice area: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY [/gdlr_column] [/gdlr_row] [gdlr_post_slider category=”publications” num_fetch=”3″ num_excerpt=”25″ caption_position=”bottom” thumbnail_size=”medium” orderby=”date” order=”asc” ]

Cyprus chapter of Manual of Industrial Property

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The changes to the Cyprus “intellectual property box”

In October 2016 the Income Tax Law was amended to bring its provisions on taxation of income from the use or sale of intangible assets into line with the “modified nexus” approach. This approach, which was agreed by G20 leaders towards the end of 2014 and adopted by the OECD and the EU, allows a […]