The club’s legal affairs presented a memorandum to be presented to the Board of Directors at its meeting today regarding the violation of some of the club’s intellectual rights. The text of the memorandum reads as follows:
Al-Ahly club is the century club according to what was approved by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and was notified by the club at the time, and that the African Union does not miss an occasion unless it is repeated that the Al-Ahly club is the century club, the last of which is the congratulations published by the International Confederation and the African Union on the site of each Both of them congratulate the Al-Ahly Club on the twenty-year anniversary of its awarding the title of Century Club, and accordingly the club added this title to its logo, and it was registered as one of the elements and components of this logo, as stipulated in the Law on Intellectual Property Protection issued by Law No. 82 of 2002, and the club By marketing and investing in sponsorship and investment contracts.
Therefore, any attempt to describe another club as a club of the century, in addition to challenging the decisions of the concerned federations, represents a crime that infringes on the intellectual property rights of Al-Ahly Club, and it is one of the crimes stipulated in the aforementioned intellectual property law that requires punishing the perpetrators.
And that the Al-Ahly Club, without engaging in rhetoric that is futile except to fan the feelings of the masses, will not allow the infringement of its title, which is part of its slogan under any circumstance, and will resort to all legal and legally prescribed methods to preserve its rights, and to deter everyone who has asked himself to infringe on A club’s right,
Accordingly, the Legal Committee recommends that the following measures be taken:
1- Submit a complaint to the Minister of Youth and Sports to remove the causes of the violation by infringing on the rights of Al-Ahly Club, as he is responsible for verifying the application of the relevant administrative bodies and authorities to the laws, regulations and decisions regulating them, as stipulated in Article 1 of Law No. 71 of 2017 to issue a law Sports.
2- Submit an official communication to the competent investigation authorities to investigate the infringement of one of the rights protected for Al-Ahly Club and stipulated in the Law on the Protection of Intellectual Property.
3- Establishing a claim for compensation before the competent courts for the material damages inflicted on the Al-Ahly Club, its investments and commercial rights, as a result of the infringement of its title and slogan, which is one of the components and elements of its investments.
Finally, the club will not falter or tolerate the preservation of one of its inalienable rights, and will take any other measures necessary to preserve these rights .. And it warns against the ignition of mass discord in the sports street as a result of irresponsible actions.