Mondaq All Regions - South Africa: Intellectual Property
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Such an innovation may cause the inventor to obtain a patent towards the protection thereof, and a granted patent is a highly lucrative commercial tool
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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)
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The value of intellectual property assets in companies is often overlooked or underestimated when it comes to licensing, mergers and acquisitions.
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Picture a scenario where you come across a product which is currently trending and children everywhere either have or want one, however, it is only being manufactured and sold by one entity.
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Donald Trump comes up in our articles from time to time, as does the issue of bad faith. Both come up in this one.
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We have written before about the case concerning the look-a-like Range Rover Evoque on sale in China for a fraction of the price of the real thing.
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There was a highly unusual trade mark opposition matter in the USA recently.
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Why is South Africa's proposed new Copyright Amendment Bill receiving so much opposition from the country's creative sector and education publishers?
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Some brands simply seem to play a major role in our lives – Apple, Facebook, Google, Netflix.
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A long-running legal dispute in the USA involving the brand Louis Vuitton is interesting.
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The Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO), in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO), has officially adopted an online trade mark filing system.
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Eradicating counterfeit goods in the South African market is essential to its economy.
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Inventors often (hopefully always) look at ways to protect their inventions to gain the most benefit for them.
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Patenting of inventions can be notoriously expensive; however, the monopoly attracted because of it has the potential to exceed, by far, any initial patenting costs.
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Firstly, what is a meme?
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Recently, a research team from the University of Illinois announced a major breakthrough in the field of crop science.
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AB InBev offers its patented technology for free to microbrewers after patenting a new brewing innovation
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What do blockchain technology and Frightened Rabbit's front-man Scott Hutchison have to do with one another?
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In the South African context, we are regularly confronted by examples of what is labelled as "cultural appropriation". What is cultural appropriation and where is the line ...
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There are predictable references in the press reports to the biblical figures David and Goliath.
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Eradicating counterfeit goods in the South African market is essential to its economy.
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There are predictable references in the press reports to the biblical figures David and Goliath.
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Patenting of inventions can be notoriously expensive; however, the monopoly attracted because of it has the potential to exceed, by far, any initial patenting costs.
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A popular South African musician, Daniel Baron, has accused the international dance music superstar David Guetta of plagiarising the melody from one of his singles.
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In the South African context, we are regularly confronted by examples of what is labelled as "cultural appropriation". What is cultural appropriation and where is the line ...
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You've come up with a great new idea and believe you're the first person in the world to have that idea.
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Inventors often (hopefully always) look at ways to protect their inventions to gain the most benefit for them.
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There appears to be a yawning gap between good governance and the role of intellectual property disclosure and value creation.
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Tawanda Mahanzu, a Zimbabwean entrepreneur and inventor ("the applicant"), has approached the Intellectual Property Tribunal of Zimbabwe ("the IPT") ...
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AB InBev offers its patented technology for free to microbrewers after patenting a new brewing innovation
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Part one of this series by Myriam Christmann was titled The Thorny Issue of Cultural Appropriation and served as an introduction to the topic in general and introduced the idea ...
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