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In March, the Angolan government declared a state of emergency due to the outbreak of covid-19, enforcing mandatory lockdowns and the closure of all establishments ...
In a judgment delivered on 3 December 2019 in Amanyi Mohammed v. Sproxil Nigeria Limited & 5 ors. , the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court held that the mere issuance of...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Collaborations are an integral part of making music. Rarely would one find a successful song wholly composed, performed, and produced by the same person.
Resolution Law Firm
The Copyright Act LFN 2004 is the principal law that governs, protects copyrights in Nigeria, while the regulatory agency that supervises copyright registration in Nigeria is the Nigerian Copyright Commission.
South Africa
Adams & Adams
On Friday 29 November 2019, Mr Slyvance Sange's tenure as the Managing Director of the Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) came to an end.
Adams & Adams
The Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO), in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) has adopted an online trade mark filing system.
Adams & Adams
For a continent so rich in culture, music and creative works, surprisingly little is published about copyright law on the African continent, outside of South Africa.
Various countries across the globe are in a race against time to develop the first vaccine for COVID-19. While Russia has reported a possible vaccine for the virus,...
The advent of the global COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for individuals and businesses alike. It has resulted in the need for many to work remotely through the use of technology.
Adams & Adams
Rachel Kolisi, wife of Rugby World Cup winning Springbok captain, Siya Kolisi, recently took to social media to voice her unhappiness with the publication of an updated edition of the...
Adams & Adams
In July 2019, Adams & Adams partner, Eugene Honey and Trade Mark Administrator, Shakes Mashaba travelled to Gaborone to visit our Associate Office, ...
Adams & Adams
On 4 April 2019 Cape Verde took a monumental step in ensuring copyright protection for its authors by acceding to WIPO's three main copyright treaties...
Adams & Adams
Historically, trade marks filed in Burundi were valid indefinitely; therefore, there was no need to pay renewal fees in this jurisdiction. In 2009, the law regarding trade mark renewals in Burundi ...
Clyde & Co
The protection of trade marks can be an important step for brand owners with many advantages. In this article, we look at the benefits of registering
United Arab Emirates
STA Law Firm
Admittedly, the Middle East has something of a "Wild West" reputation, when it comes to some business behaviors.
Abou Naja
A quick walk down memory lane and you will most likely remember a teacher saying, "knowledge is power."
Abou Naja
Technological advancements across all eras are arguably influenced by a single human need: the need for speed. Centuries worth of research and development represent our inclination to make everything faster—instant, even.
United Trademark & Patent Services
Governments and businesses across the Middle East are recognising the importance of riding the new wave of disruptive innovations that corresponds with the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Inventa International
Africa is the second largest continent in terms of size and population. Prior to the covid-19 outbreak, its young communities, developing economies and access to commodities meant that ...
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
Intellectual property defines your product or service. Many people today do not protect their intellectual property rights and in so doing do not protect their businesses.
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