Mondaq All Regions - South Africa: Intellectual Property
ENSafrica
An influx in the sale of cannabis products in South Africa has caused much confusion among consumers. We have seen cannabis beverages, oils, soaps, creams and even foods infused with cannabidiol (CBD)
KISCH IP
Jewellery, like all great crafts, is the domain of inspired, talented and creative designers who can blend the magic of metals, precious stones, natural materials and artistry with a vision ...
KISCH IP
A trade mark is filed based on actual use thereof or an intention to use the trade mark. Where there is no intention to use, a trade mark ...
KISCH IP
Throughout history, necklaces, beadwork and jewellery designs have always featured in African culture, as a decorative feature,...
ENSafrica
Counterfeiters...we all know what they're like! Nasty sorts who knowingly deceive and rip-off consumers,...
KISCH IP
You are heading off to a lecture room, excited to attend this particular lecture as it is taught by your favourite Professor who has a habit of sharing daily pearls of wisdom.
ENSafrica
Brand owners know it. Brand creation firms know it. Trade mark professionals know it. So isn't it time we started talking about it? Better still, started doing something about it? ...
ENSafrica
A recent article entitled Why Are There So Many Weird Tech Patents? by Rose Eveleth has an interesting take on patents.
Inventa International
Kindly note that all charges will remain unaltered until further notice.
Adams & Adams
The 7th annual Adams & Adams Africa IP Network Meeting took place in Pretoria, South Africa recently, providing a unique opportunity for agents,
KISCH IP
Here we offer insight into the above "contrary to law" provision, particularly insofar as it relates to the controversial discussion regarding the partial legalization of cannabis in South Africa, and its effects on trade mark law in South Africa
KISCH IP
The International Accounting Standards 38 (IAS 38) defines an intangible asset as: "an identifiable non-monetary asset without physical substance." The International Financial Reporting Standards
KISCH IP
Patients often go for second medical opinions, especially when the diagnosis is bad news. The same should go for patentability as well,...
KISCH IP
Having a proper patent filing strategy for an invention is crucial to an inventor or applicant. An ideal filing strategy would involve filing patent applications in the countries ...
ENSafrica
This issue came up in Europe recently.
Adams & Adams
The National Intellectual Property Policy, launched in Malawi in May 2019, is part of the Malawian government's Growth and Development Strategy III
ENSafrica
"Powerful AI systems could hold the key to some of the mega challenges facing humanity – from the cure for cancer to workable solutions for reversing climate
ENSafrica
Trade mark law in South Africa is very similar to trade mark law in the UK. That makes a recent UK trade mark decision regarding Claridge's of interest to us.
ENSafrica
There has been much in the news about Spider-Man of late, and it is not just about his role in the whole hullabaloo surrounding the cosmic super-villain, Thanos, wiping out half the universe in a recent Avengers movie.
Inventa International
Traditional Knowledge (TK) is, in accordance to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), "a living body of knowledge passed on from generation to generation within a community".
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KISCH IP
Eradicating counterfeit goods in the South African market is essential to its economy.
Inventa International
Traditional Knowledge (TK) is, in accordance to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), "a living body of knowledge passed on from generation to generation within a community".
ENSafrica
"Powerful AI systems could hold the key to some of the mega challenges facing humanity – from the cure for cancer to workable solutions for reversing climate
KISCH IP
The International Accounting Standards 38 (IAS 38) defines an intangible asset as: "an identifiable non-monetary asset without physical substance." The International Financial Reporting Standards
Adams & Adams
The National Intellectual Property Policy, launched in Malawi in May 2019, is part of the Malawian government's Growth and Development Strategy III
ENSafrica
This issue came up in Europe recently.
ENSafrica
There has been much in the news about Spider-Man of late, and it is not just about his role in the whole hullabaloo surrounding the cosmic super-villain, Thanos, wiping out half the universe in a recent Avengers movie.
KISCH IP
Having a proper patent filing strategy for an invention is crucial to an inventor or applicant. An ideal filing strategy would involve filing patent applications in the countries ...
KISCH IP
Here we offer insight into the above "contrary to law" provision, particularly insofar as it relates to the controversial discussion regarding the partial legalization of cannabis in South Africa, and its effects on trade mark law in South Africa
ENSafrica
Trade mark law in South Africa is very similar to trade mark law in the UK. That makes a recent UK trade mark decision regarding Claridge's of interest to us.
KISCH IP
Patients often go for second medical opinions, especially when the diagnosis is bad news. The same should go for patentability as well,...
Adams & Adams
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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