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The COVID19 pandemic has impacted quite dramatically on the operations IP and other government offices in Africa and the rest of the world.
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In 2018, the Namibian High Court issued a decision in favour of the Applicants.
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The Madrid system, which makes provision for international trade mark registrations ("IRs") filed through the World Intellectual Property Organization.
KISCH IP
On 16 June 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa referred the proposed Copyright and Performers' Protection Amendment Bills back to the National Assembly for re-consideration.
Adams & Adams
The Madrid system, which makes provision for international trade mark registrations ("IRs") filed through the World Intellectual Property Organization ("WIPO")
KISCH IP
In terms of the South African Patents Act (the "Act"), the Registrar is directed to examine every application for a patent and every complete specification accompanying the application.
KISCH IP
On 16 June 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa referred the proposed Copyright and Performers' Protection Amendment Bills back to the National Assembly for re-consideration.
KISCH IP
Most brand owners go through the process of registering their trade mark to obtain proof that they own the brand and importantly to stop others from using it without permission.
KISCH IP
It has widely been reported in recent months that the SABC collectively owes approximately R 250 million in unpaid royalties to musicians and other artists.
Adams & Adams
It was recently reported by News24 that the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology has indicated, somewhat in passing
KISCH IP
A 13-year old boy from Bultfontein invented a simple golf practice tool during COVID-19 lockdown measures for golfers to use at home, and a provisional patent application has been prepared and...
Adams & Adams
Whether you are an 80s, 90s, or now kid, you are likely to have fond memories associated with practising and perfecting the "pointy S" symbol.
Adams & Adams
We previously reported (here) on the initial decision by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to uphold legislation in Australia which implemented mandatory plain packaging in relation to...
Adams & Adams
Although the Madrid system functions very well in most countries outside of Africa where IP laws are at similar stages of development and IP Offices utilize advanced technologies and maintain...
Adams & Adams
There can be no denying that online shopping has been a blessing in disguise during these unsettling times.
ENSafrica
In this article we will discuss an interesting piece entitled "A Shortage of Product Packaging During WWII Led to the Birth of Hermès' Famous Orange Color Mark"
ENSafrica
Recent reports in the publication World Trademark Review ("WTR") tell us what we probably could have anticipated.
Adams & Adams
Adams & Adams Partner and Chairman, Gérard du Plessis, represented the Liberty Group in the judgment they won in the Johannesburg High Court earlier this month against Discovery Vitality.
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Manchester- based businessman Georgios Demetriou of Licence to Thrill Ltd ("the Applicant") recently applied to register the phrase...
Adams & Adams
The national lockdown, due to the worldwide COV19 pandemic, has had negative consequences on many businesses.
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