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In recent times, and in keeping with the global mood, our courts have significantly tightened the noose on sexual harassment in the workplace.
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 ...
KISCH IP
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*.
KISCH IP
Businesses operating in South Africa are currently facing the imminent implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPI);...
KISCH IP
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.
KISCH IP
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.
KISCH IP
Tattoos are no longer taboo. From the grunge metal singer in your local bar to the CEO of a fortune 500 company, tattoos are commonplace in modern society.
ENSafrica
The proposed amendments remove this barrier and pave the way for entities such as the Postbank to register and operate as a fully-fledged bank.
ENSafrica
Investors globally are constantly searching for growth investments and in South Africa, changing political conditions have sparked a renewed optimism in this area.
ENSafrica
The JSE has invited comments on section 11 until close of business on Monday, 28 May 2018.
ENSafrica
There was an interesting article in the South African marketing industry publication Bizcommunity about street art.
ENSafrica
On 12 February 2018, the Economic Regulation of Transport Bill, 2018 was published for public comment.
ENSafrica
Blockchain is very much in the news these days, most often in the context of Bitcoin. But people are also talking about blockchain in the context of brands and trade marks.
Dentons
The new Article 30 of the OHADA Uniform Act on Arbitration sets out two main principles:
Dentons
The MOI is the main constitutional document governing a company's affairs and deals with various matters including, amongst others, the company's powers, internal governance, the regulation...
ENSafrica
The IP analytics firm Darts-IP has recently published a report entitled Top 10 Product Comparisons Worldwide.
ENSafrica
The overriding concept of the BEPS Action Plan is that all taxable profits should be taxed once.
ENSafrica
The SCA came to a different conclusion.
ENSafrica
Criticism can be a very tricky thing to digest.
ENSafrica
The new law amending the Mining Code, signed by the President on 9 March 2018, was published in the official gazette on 28 March 2018.
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According to the Ornico Social Media Landscape in South Africa for 2018, there are approximately 16 million Facebook users, 8 million Twitter users, 6.1 million LinkedIn users ...
Dentons
The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (the CCMA) is a statutory body created for the purposes of addressing employment law disputes through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
KISCH IP
What does the Agricultural Research Council (‘ARC'), a cattle breeder and a stud bull have in common? Copyright of course.
Thipa Denenga
When a party institutes legal action against another party, the plaintiff is entitled to claim interest over and above the capital amount.
ENSafrica
2017 looks set to bring about unprecedented change in South Africa when it comes to leave relating to the birth or adoption of a child.
KISCH IP
Determining inventorship is often fraught with peril because all researchers working on a research project desire to be recognized as an inventor in the event that patent applications are filed.
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".
TMF Group
Bernard Agulhas, IRBA's CEO, states that the objective of mandatory audit firm rotation is to strengthen the independence of audit firms from their clients and to boost empowerment.
Thipa Denenga
Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act 24 of 1956 governs the payment of pension benefits upon the death of a member.
KISCH IP
Two recent decisions in New Zealand and the United States of America illustrate the importance of and recognition given to copyright in the music industry, and the need to ensure ...
Jones Day
The Situation: African leaders gathered in Kigali, Rwanda, in March 2018 to sign the draft Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area ("CFTA") ...
KISCH IP
Non-compliance in terms of GDPR could result in the company being fined up to 4% of the company's global revenues.
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