On October 27, 2023, the new Law on Copyright and Related Rights came into effect in Kosovo, superseding the previous Law No. 04/L-065 on Copyright and Related Rights. Aligned with the legal framework of the European Union Acquis on copyright and related rights, this legislation signifies a comprehensive evolution in the jurisdiction’s intellectual property landscape. […]

RPHS Law advised Puratos NV on its joint partnership with Korabi Corporation

RPHS Law advised Puratos NV on its joint partnership with Korabi CorporationRPHS Law has advised Puratos NV on its joint partnership with Korabi Corporation in Kosovo. This partnership aims to increase Puratos’s presence in the Kosovo market and the region. Puratos NV is a global leading manufacturer of ingredients for bakery, patisseries, and chocolate, headquartered […]


Photo credit: Ministry of Economy of the Republic of KosovaThe Kosova Government, in its commitment to increasing the potential of renewable energy resources, has recently published the first auction for a solar energy project in Kosova.The purpose of this auction is to invite bids from potential investors who are interested in constructing and operating a […]

Legal Update: New Law on Protection of Competition enters into force

On 13 May 2022, the Assembly of Kosovo approved Law No. 08/L-056 on Protection of Competition (the “Law”), thereby abolishing the old Law, which was in force from October 2010. The newly approved law aims at a larger approximation of this legal framework to the EU Rules on this matter, as well as an increase […]

The new Law on Patents enters into force in Kosovo

Law No. 08/L-059 on Patents (“Law on Patents”) was approved by the Assembly of Kosovo. Without exception to this case, the drafters of the Law ensured its approximation with the EU acquis. Though not significantly different from the previous law that was in force since 2011, the new law is more rigid when it comes […]

Pronësia e Aksioneve nga Punonjësit në kompani sipas ligjit në Kosovë

RPHS LawProgramet për Pronësinë e Aksioneve nga Punonjësit – PPAP, (ang. Employment Stock Ownership Plan – ESOP), është një plan përfitues që ofrohet nga kompania në mënyrë që t’u ofroj punonjësve mundësinë që të kenë të drejtën në pronësinë e aksioneve të kompanisë. Qëllimi i këtij plani është të mundësoj fuqizimin e punonjësve, mbajtjen e […]

Legal Overview of Construction of New Buildings and Housing in Kosovo

Acquisition of property ownership in Kosovo is regulated by the Law on Property and Other Real Rights. The Law on Property, along with the Law on Cadaster, sets out the process of acquisition and registration of property in Kosovo. The Law on Property regulates the creation, content, transfer, protection, and termination of real rights, while […]