Trademarks

What are ‘trademarks’? Maltese law defines a trademark as any sign capable of being represented graphically which distinguishes goods and services of one undertaking from those of another. Such trademark may be comprised of words (including personal names), figurative elements, letters, numerals or the shape of goods or their packaging (get up). Rights acquired by…

Patents in Malta

Patentable Inventions An invention shall be patentable if it is novel, involves an inventive step and is industrially applicable. What may not be patented? discoveries, scientific theories and mathematical methods; aesthetic creations; schemes, rules and methods for performing mental acts, playing games or doing business and programs for computers; presentations of information a method for…

Malta Digital Gaming

Malta has become a Digital Gaming hub, attracting companies seeking to relocate their business or set up their operations in Malta. Apart from being a well-regulated jurisdiction strategically located in the EU, Malta offers attractive corporate and personal tax incentives and a good ICT infrastructure. Malta also offers the lowest effective tax rate in the…