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Adams & Adams
Recently, Mr Fitsum Arega, the Ethiopian Ambassador to the United States of America, tweeted news that the Court of The Hague had just handed down judgment in a matter in which two Dutch patents...
Tabacks
Perhaps the most significant change proposes that a special resolution of shareholders is not required when a company gives financial assistance to, or for the benefit of its own subsidiary.
Tabacks
The relationship between landlord and tenant is one that has been deeply entrenched in our law for many years.
ENSafrica
Section 187(1)(c) of the South African Labour Relations Act, 1995 ("LRA") has always been controversial because of the interplay between the definition of automatically
Inventa International
This is one of the reasons why the rules that determine the patentable subject matter in national or regional laws differ.
Fasken
The test for excessive pricing has been reformulated under the Amendment Act, although it is largely reflective of existing case law.
ENSafrica
Unfair dismissal disputes arising from allegations of insubordination have had their fair share of attention from South African arbitrators and the courts.
ENSafrica
In May 2019, the South African Proposed Regulations Pertaining to the Financial Provision for the Rehabilitation and Remediation of Environmental Damage
KISCH IP
It is clear from these examples that blockchain has the potential to greatly benefit the field of IP and business.
KISCH IP
The Regulations relating to the Protection of Personal Information 2018 (the Regulations) were published by the Information Regulator on 14 December 2018.
KISCH IP
In 2006, the South African Government introduced a tax-incentive scheme aimed at increasing scientific and technological research and development expenditure by businesses throughout all sectors in South Africa.
KISCH IP
Please note that this article speaks to an action for the infringement of a patent which is to follow the application for an interdict and not to the application for an interdict itself.
KISCH IP
In the past months, I have started really paying attention to every billboard I come across.
ENSafrica
The Little Master himself, Sachin Tendulkar, is heading to court in Australia against sporting goods manufacturer Spartan.
ENSafrica
When the tide of democracy and constitutionalism swept through labour legislation in South Africa from the early ‘90s onwards, domestic workers, for the first time,
Shearman & Sterling LLP
AFRICA PLAYS HOST TO MORE THAN 1,850 MINING PROJECTS IN VARIOUS STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT BY MANY OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST MINING COMPANIES
Tabacks
This article serves as the second of five instalments dedicated to addressing the five most significant amendments proposed by the Companies Amendment Bill, 2018 and the writer's comments thereon.
Tabacks
The Cape Town Tax Court recently upheld the application of the so-called ‘most favoured nation clause' contained within the double tax agreement between South Africa and the Netherlands ("the SA-NL DTA").
Adams & Adams
On 19 June 2019 the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment inaugurated a new Trade Mark Tribunal, with the view of accelerating oppositions and related matters.
Ocorian
Raju Jaddoo, Ocorian's AMEA Non-Executive Director, shares his insights on Prosper Africa, a new US-led initiative unveiled in June at the Business Summit organised by the Corporate Council on Africa in Mozambique.
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KISCH IP
The demand for branded goods in Africa is growing and, as such, the instances of infringing and counterfeit goods are on the rise. The various intellectual property (IP)
Hogan Lovells
Senegal takes delivery of wind turbines for its first large-scale wind farm'
KISCH IP
One of the benefits of trade marks, compared to other forms of intellectual property like patents and copyright, is that a trade mark can be protected in perpetuity. However, in order for this
Hogan Lovells
Across the country, the business community accepts that firms with diversity in leadership perform better financially, have better client relationships and increase their opportunities for innovation.
KISCH IP
Filing patents in Africa is often perceived as a minefield of different regional and national laws, whilst it is in fact relatively simple.
KISCH IP
ADR, UDRP and URS. SAIIPL, ICANN, WIPO, MFSD, ADNRC, and NAF. You're probably confused, aren't you?
ENSafrica
It is becoming increasingly easy for employees in the workplace to record conversations, meetings and disciplinary enquiries without the consent of the employer to do so.
Adams & Adams
Although Nigeria is still not on board, the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) has reached critical mass to move forwards with the recent ratification from The Gambia.
ENSafrica
In a judgment delivered on 31 May 2019, a bench of three Designated Judges of the Supreme Court constituted under section 42 of the Mauritian International Arbitration Act,
Clyde & Co
On 17 May 2019 the Department of Environmental Affairs released Proposed Regulations Pertaining to Financial Provisioning for the Rehabilitation ...
ENSafrica
On 20 May 2019, Rwanda was admitted as a member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") Development Centre.
ENSafrica
The Parliament of Zimbabwe and the Ethiopian House of Representatives approved the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement
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