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COVID-19 has had an impact on most businesses. Over the last year, businesses have been grappling with the impact that COVID-19 has had on their operations.
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As Albert Einstein said, "We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." E-commerce has forever changed the way we shop ...
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Africa has seen a substantial increase in investment and growth over the past 50 years and, as a result, it is increasingly being targeted as a market for counterfeit goods.
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In order for a trade mark to be registrable it must be distinctive and capable of distinguishing one party's products from those of other parties operating in a similar field of trade.
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For the past decade, Ethiopia has been among Africa's fastest growing economies, no mean feat for a non-oil producing country. It has a population of 100 million...
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Following last year's release of the first-ever compendium of trade mark opposition rulings by the Registry, a workshop with senior trade mark officials was held in Abuja, in collaboration with INTA.
ENSafrica
Apparently, a number of major jurisdictions' trade mark filings have been up this year. This is, of course, counter-intuitive, given that so many business-related figures are down.
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Copyright protection and the laws surrounding copyright infringement are governed by the Copyright Act of 1978.
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The Mozambique Trade Mark Registry has found in favour of Tommy Hilfiger Licensing B.V (the "Opponent"), on 23 January 2020, in an opposition against the registration of the trade mark TOMMY FLANGE...
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Two trade mark stories for the price of one. Something a Scotsman would be happy with
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The Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe deposited its Instrument of Ratification of the Arusha Protocol on the Protection of New Varieties of Plants of July 6, 2015, with the Director General of...
KISCH IP
As Albert Einstein said, "We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." E-commerce has forever changed the way we shop for consumer goods and services.
ENSafrica
To describe the recent Banksy trade mark judgment as an unusual one would be an understatement.
ENSafrica
"Dinner at Somizi's" is the story that's gripped the nation with all the elements of a classic drama: celebrity, intrigue, double crossing and that vital cog for any narrative – intellectual property law.
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They live in California, they never visit, how else does one keep up with what Harry and Meghan are doing?
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On 31 August 2020, companies in the McDonald's group filed a lawsuit against the Hungry Jack's franchise in the Australian federal court.
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On the 4th of October 2019, the Moroccan Office of Industrial and Commercial Property (OMPIC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...
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Malawi launched the National Intellectual Property Policy in May 2019. The Policy forms part of the government's Growth and Development Strategy III, which has identified ...
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Tanzania is well known for having an economically active agricultural sector, an abundance of natural gas and of course home to the brilliant blue precious stones.
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Gucci, Versace, Prada, Valentino, Fendi… These are among some of the most elite and luxurious fashion brands in the world.
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