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"Should I patent my invention or rather keep it confidential and hope a third party does not copy it?"
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It is estimated that the world population will be close to 9 billion in the year 2050. That is an increase of 40% in the global population which will require a 70% increase in food production.
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If you are currently studying or planning your studies at a university in South Africa, it is important that you understand your rights as an Intellectual Property ...
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Cassper Nyovest is known in South Africa for many things, including (allegedly) "biting" but not in the way you think. "Biting", in the world of rap and hip-hop is the term...
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The ability to protect colour has always been an intellectual property topic of conversation with colour trade marks differing from the colour of a brand
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Trade marks are only protected in countries that they are registered in. Where you intend to use a trade mark in more than one country ...
ENSafrica
Transfer pricing is a self-assessment mechanism that aims to ensure that taxpayers identify all potential cross-border transactions, operations, schemes, agreements or understandings that have been entered into between connected persons ...
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Is it simply those South Africans who can afford to travel to the UK, only to find that, thanks to the weakness of the rand, the only shop they can afford is ... Primark?
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Patent landscaping analysis, or patent mapping, involves the electronic search and analysis of the vast amount of available online published patent data in order to extract meaningful and valuable technical, business and legal information.
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The South African Constitutional Court recently handed down judgment in Duncanmec Proprietary Limited v Gaylard N.O & Others in which it considered whether the singing of struggle songs, containing words ...
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The news that China has committed to invest approximately R200-billion in South Africa was greeted with much fanfare throughout the country.
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On 8 June 2018, the South African Minister of Environmental Affairs (the "Minister") published the draft Climate Change Bill, 2018 for public comment.
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Striking is a fundamental right enshrined in South Africa's Constitution. However, section 36 of the Constitution accepts that a fundamental right can be limited.
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Many South Africans, I suspect, find Brexit both boring and incomprehensible. All that endless talk of customs unions, free trade agreements, hard borders, borders in the Irish Sea..!
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It has become a common phenomenon that applications are brought to put into business rescue, companies which are already in liquidation sometimes long after the liquidation commenced.
ENSafrica
ICYMI, Proctor & Gamble ("P&G") recently applied to register a whole lot of text/SMS talk abbreviations as trade marks. It caused a real storm and the mainstream press absolutely loved it!
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In the recent decision in the consolidated matter of Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others v Prince; National Director of Public Prosecutions and Others v Rubin; ...
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The Companies Amendment Bill, 2018 (the "Bill") was released for public comment by the Minister of Trade and Industry on 21 September 2018.
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On 27 September 2018, the South African Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe, published the Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry, 2018
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Decree No. 18/024, amending the Mining Regulation, was published in the Official Gazette on 12 June 2018. Significant amendments include:
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Electricity metering and attendant collection losses are prevalent in the Nigerian Power Sector (Sector). Despite the launch of the Credit Advance Payment for Metering Implementation in 2011 (CAPMI).
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If you are not a gamer then you may not be aware of the existing internet cultural/sexism war or "Gamergating".
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The legal framework in Mauritius is constantly evolving to keep pace with the rapidly changing economic environment.
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Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act 24 of 1956 governs the payment of pension benefits upon the death of a member.
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When a party institutes legal action against another party, the plaintiff is entitled to claim interest over and above the capital amount.
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It often happens that rights holders enforce their rights against others as a scare tactic whilst knowing that enforcing their rights would not be that simple.
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In the recent matter between Woolworths Holdings Limited ("Woolworths") and Mrs. Sally Baikie ("the Complainant"), the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa ("ASA")...
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The South African government is determined to ensure that in the country, as in a number of other countries, tobacco products are sold with little or no branding.
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There are three terms commonly used to describe this kind of art street art, graffiti and vandalism.
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South Africa is a highly regulated society and compliance with the myriad of laws can be daunting for any business.
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