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Following the 2017 retirement of former Registrar for Trade Marks in Swaziland, Mr. Stephan Magagula, the two bills he had a hand in drafting in 2015 have now been passed into law.
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The South African government recently approved the first phase of the long awaited Intellectual Property (IP) Policy, after incorporating input from the stakeholders' submissions and representations.
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Somaliland does not have any laws specifically dealing with the protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs).
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In June 2017 we commented here, in respect of the WTO's decision to uphold legislation in Australia which severely restricted the advertisement of tobacco products on the ground that the legislation qualified as a legitimate public health measure.
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The company will then receive the certificate of fitness from the local municipality.
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Local shareholders are not required and 100% foreign ownership is permitted.
By Nondumiso Msimang, Robyn Müller-Mabuza
It is still early days in the revision process of the Angolan Industrial Property Law Act. The purpose of the new draft bill is to bring the current Industrial Property Law, which was enacted in 1992,
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The effect of the publication is that the new Industrial Property Act No. 1 of 2012 will come into operation on 1 August 2018.
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The Moroccan Office of Industrial and Commercial Property has announced that as of 28 May 2018, it will only issue electronic trade mark registration and renewal certificates, with the OMPIC stamp.
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On 24 January 2018, Malawi's President assented to the new Trademarks Act, no. 2 of 2018. The Act intends to modernise the protection of trade marks by incorporating new developments in the field of intellectual property in the country.
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In Fibrelink Limited v Star Television Productions Limited, the High Court of Kenya heard an appeal against an earlier decision of the Registrar of Trade Marks in an opposition by the Respondent against the ...
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In Ethiopia and Eritrea, the joint declaration of peace and friendship signed in the second week of July this year is an important highlight.
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Pursuant to Executive Decree No. 21/97, read together with Executive Decree 30/11, the Ministry of Finance recently announced a change in the payment procedure for all Public Departments including the Industrial Property Office.
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The Arab Republic of Egypt, traditionally known as Egypt, is located in north-eastern Africa. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, by Israel and the Red Sea to the east, by Sudan to the south and Libya to the west.
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Cameroon is an independent state in West Africa. It is bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean and Nigeria, on the east by Chad and the Central African Republic, and on the south by the People's Republic of Congo, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.
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