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As we are all too well aware, the sporting world has not outrun the COVID-19 pandemic. Weekends usually spent immersed in live sporting action are now occupied with replays of iconic sporting moments.
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"A trade mark. A badge. Origin. Three different concepts. Used together, there is only one concept, namely, a trade mark is a badge of origin." – Judge CJ van der Westhuizen.
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The Coty v Amazon case, which we've previously written about, reached its conclusion recently.
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There is no doubt that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a profound effect on the world and it is perhaps unsurprising that the world of intellectual property has not marched on unaffected.
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A recent patent judgment from South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") deals with issues of a procedural nature.
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There is nothing more frustrating to a trade mark proprietor than going through the effort of securing a judgment in a counterfeit goods case, only for...
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With day (who can remember) of lockdown arriving, your phone chirps excitedly, reporting "your homework" which has arrived for next week, ready to be downloaded and printed in advance.
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Albert Einstein once said, "In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity". No truer words have been spoken in the context of our current times where the COVID-19 virus has presented devastation to...
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The words of Coco Chanel: "If you want to be original, be ready to be copied" ring more true today than ever.
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Africa's largest Intellectual Property (IP) firm has won again – this time being crowned South African IP Law Firm of 2020 (MIP) and certified as a Top Tier IP Law Firm 2020...
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Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), hand sanitisers and other disinfectants are global shortage due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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In an attempt to thwart the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), the South African government published an urgent call for proposals (CFP) for the design, development, production,...
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The South African Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") recently handed down an important judgment that covers a lot of IP law.
KISCH IP
A patent is an exclusive right in the form of a limited monopoly that is granted by a country to a patentee for a new invention that involves an inventive step and which is capable of being used or applied in trade, industry or agriculture.
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Westport is a small, beautiful town in Ireland which is home to around 6000 people. It would be completely unremarkable (save, perhaps, as one of the nicer places in the world to live and for its...
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On 1 April 2020, the SCA granted an appeal against an order of Acting Justice Kose in the Cape Town High Court in favour of The Agricultural Research Council (Bergh and Others v The Agricultural Research Council).
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As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the globe over the last few months, a race against time has ensued as companies scramble to find a cure and be the first to own patent rights to a vaccine against the virus.
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JK Rowling recently announced a relaxation of the copyright licence terms usually associated with the series of Harry Potter books, thereby allowing teachers around the world to record and post videos of themselves...
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