Kuwait follows the civil law system modeled after the French legal system, Kuwait's legal system is largely secular. Sharia law governs only family law for Muslim residents; non-Muslims in Kuwait have a secular family law. According to the United Nations, Kuwait's legal system is a mix of British common law, French civil law, Egyptian civil law and Islamic law.
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Kuwait: Increase in the Official fees related to Trademarks
The Ministry of Industry and Commerce in Kuwait has issued a Decree published on December 27, 2015, (effective as of January 4, 2016), that official fees for the trademark related matters have increased for all trademark transactions in Kuwait. The Ministry also approved the New GCC Trademark Law & Implementing Regulations by Kuwait. The increase in the official fees shall be applicable with effect to all pending applications and new applications.