To combat commercial fraud the Department of Economic Development,Ajman Meet owners and agents of Trade Marks

The Department of Economic Development in Ajman met with a number of owners and agents of trade marks which are well-known and famous in the United Arab Emirates, the aim of the meeting was to discuss ways of cooperation with the department and to develop a common formal mechanisms to mitigate attempts of commercial fraud in all its forms, in order to secure consumption activities in the market which will preserve consumer rights and ensure safety and quality of the product purchased by consumers , as well as to save the rights of investors and owners of trademarks

This regard, Mr. Mohamed Masoud Al Ketbi, Director of the Directorate of Control and Consumer Protection of the Department of Economic Development in Ajman emphasized that the department is keen to involve the stakeholders in providing necessary protection for consumers and to face and protest commercial fraud of all kinds , and he added that to achieve this objective it was inevitable to meet the owners of trademarks to develop a common unified principles in the context of the preparation for a formal agreement that combines both the Department and trademark agents to work together in order to achieve this goal and to raise the rate of consumer awareness .

It is noteworthy that during this meeting all the involved parties agreed on signing a memorandum of understanding in the near future which will include the organization of joint events in order to combat commercial fraud and to facilitate procedures and communication, as well as organizing training courses on the quality of original products targeting the inspectors of the Directorate of Control and Consumer Protection.