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    China Patent Agency Grants ZTE’s Application to Invalidate Vringo Patent

    China Patent Agency Grants ZTE’s Application to Invalidate Vringo PatentSeptember 30, 2014

    (ME NewsWire) -- ZTE Corporation noted the Patent Re-examination Board of the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China has granted the company’s application to invalidate the CN00812876.6 patent owned by Vringo Inc. and its subsidiaries.

    The Patent Re-examination Board ruled that the patent asserted by Vringo lacked an inventive element, according to a notice of the decision received by ZTE today. The EP1212919 European patent and other patents equivalent to CN00812876.6,"...

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    Abu Dhabi to host POWER-GEN Middle East 12th of OctoberSeptember 30, 2014

    Mr. Nigel Blackaby, Director of POWER-GEN Middle East 2014, said that this event to be held on 12-14 October this year in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) will review the most significant renewable energy projects in Emirates and Arabian Gulf area.

    He mentioned in an interview in Abu Dhabi that the conference and exhibition that hosts delegates and international experts in the fields of electricity and water from more than 65 countries will discuss energy challenges, future projects and the high demand for energy in the next stage.


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    ZTE to strengthen its stake in Middle East’s smartphone market

    ZTE, one of the global leaders in the mobile handset manufacturing industry, launches its three new smartphone devices at this year’s Gitex Shopper and has announced its strategic partnership with Global Distribution FZE, a leading distributor of IT and Mobility products as the exclusive distributor of ZTE-Smartphone products in the UAE.

    Aiming to take on a bigger market share in the Middle East smartphone market, ZTE is showcasing its flagship products – Grand SII LTE, Nubia Z5S Mini and Blade Vec 4G – to the region for the first time. Deemed to be"...

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    Dubai flexes legal muscles as financial court system grows

    A landmark ruling by the court system in Dubai’s financial free zone suggests the emirate is starting to influence the way international business disputes are resolved in the Middle East, partly taking over that role from London and New York.

    Last month a court in the Dubai International Financial Centre, or DIFC, found Switzerland’s Bank Sarasin had mis-sold $200 million of investment products to Kuwait’s prominent Khorafi family, ordering it to pay compensation.


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    Lincoln drives in ‘Smart Mobility’ to Gitex Technology Week 2014

    Gitex Technology Week 2014 – the largest information and communications technology (ICT) event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) – has announced luxury automotive brand Lincoln as the official automotive partner for the second consecutive year.

    Aesthetically combining advanced design, luxury and technology in one appealing package, the official smart car of GITEX 2014 will be Lincoln’s first-ever premium compact SUV: the all-new 2015 Lincoln MKC.


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    Frenzy building over UAE’s mid-market hotel segment

    The growing influx of visitors, that will result in the wake of Dubai hosting the Expo 2020 event, has created a frenzy in the mid-market hotel segment, experts at the Dubai Hotel Show 2014 highlighted.

    Russel Sharpe, COO of Citymax Hotels, and one of the speakers at the Vision Conference, said: “Traditionally, Dubai as a destination has always been synonymous with luxury. More than 60 per cent of the existing 85,000 hotel rooms are in the upscale segment. So, when Citymax Hotels opened three years ago with a vision to create a strong"...

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