Mondaq All Regions - South Africa: Intellectual Property
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The Copyright Act does not require registration in order to acquire copyright in respect of a particular work. Instead copyright subsists automatically once a work has been completed ...
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In many companies it is common for business plans to evolve over time, however, what is often forgotten is their overriding intellectual property (IP) strategy ...
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Tennis fans flock to courtsides and televisions to watch Swiss tennis sensation Roger Federer and instantly recognize the iconic RF Logo that has become synonymous with the man.
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One of the interesting aspects of patents is the degree to which countries have harmonised their laws.
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The intellectual capital of a business – its patent portfolio in particular – is one of many factors which ought to be thoroughly evaluated prior to entering into a licensing agreement ...
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The South African Patents Act No. 57 of 1978 ("the Act") does not define "inventor" per se, although it is generally understood to refer to a natural person who conceives of something novel
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Africa is one of the fastest growing economic regions in the world with countries with natural resources that supports industries such as mining, oil and gas, and agriculture...
KISCH IP
Section 2 of the South African Copyright Act 98 of 1978 (the "Act") states that computer programs are eligible for copyright protection in South Africa.
ENSafrica
The report was produced by the company Brand Finance and mentions that over the past year, the value of South African brands grew by an impressive 8% to ZAR426-billion.
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This is an effective manner of providing protection for international brands which are yet to enter the Namibian market.
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Monopolies should not and are not granted lightly.
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Welcome to the world of unconventional trade marks – smell, colours, shapes, sounds, tastes, gestures, moving logos and more.
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With intellectual property ("IP"), the focus is often on protection (generally in the form of registration) and enforcement, which often takes the form of an infringement action.
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Over the past few years, we've reported on a number of legal battles involving chocolate bars such as Kit Kat and Toblerone.
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Celebrities have done a great deal to increase awareness of intellectual property ("IP"). The reason for this is simple: celebrities make significant use of IP ...
KISCH IP
Since the start of cross-border trade, various treaties have been entered into to provide protection of a brand holder which is similar to that of the nationals of a foreign nation ...
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Unlike other forms of intellectual property that are protected for a limited period of time, trade marks can be protected in perpetuity provided the trade marks are renewed*.
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Brenda Fassie. Fifi Cooper. One being a legend whose works has lived on long after she has and the other, a rising star in the hip hop music industry.
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The cost of obtaining a patent may seem exorbitant for the individual entrepreneur or start-up, but the protection of intellectual property may be critical to the success of the business.
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It has been said that the fourth industrial revolution is upon us. Technological fields such as Artificial Intelligence ("AI") ...
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The issue of offensive trade marks rumbles on. In 2017, the landmark US decision in Matal v Tam came after the founder of an Asian-American rock group sought trade mark registration for the band's name, The Slants.
ENSafrica
The report was produced by the company Brand Finance and mentions that over the past year, the value of South African brands grew by an impressive 8% to ZAR426-billion.
ENSafrica
Welcome to the world of unconventional trade marks – smell, colours, shapes, sounds, tastes, gestures, moving logos and more.
ENSafrica
This is an effective manner of providing protection for international brands which are yet to enter the Namibian market.
ENSafrica
Monopolies should not and are not granted lightly.
KISCH IP
Section 2 of the South African Copyright Act 98 of 1978 (the "Act") states that computer programs are eligible for copyright protection in South Africa.
KISCH IP
Africa is one of the fastest growing economic regions in the world with countries with natural resources that supports industries such as mining, oil and gas, and agriculture...
KISCH IP
The South African Patents Act No. 57 of 1978 ("the Act") does not define "inventor" per se, although it is generally understood to refer to a natural person who conceives of something novel
KISCH IP
It has been said that the fourth industrial revolution is upon us. Technological fields such as Artificial Intelligence ("AI") ...
KISCH IP
The intellectual capital of a business – its patent portfolio in particular – is one of many factors which ought to be thoroughly evaluated prior to entering into a licensing agreement ...
KISCH IP
One of the most frequent queries intellectual property attorneys receive is from clients who want to "copyright their idea". However, you can't "copyright an idea".
ENSafrica
With intellectual property ("IP"), the focus is often on protection (generally in the form of registration) and enforcement, which often takes the form of an infringement action.
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