Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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The sheer volume of counterfeit goods imported into South Africa – or being made right here – makes law enforcement hard.
US and Chinese officials are set to begin trade negotiations on Monday in the hope of reaching a deal during a 90-day truce between President Donald Trump and his counterpart Xi Jinping.
The most important element of the ongoing trade dispute between the US and China could be intellectual property, according to economic research by S&P Global.
Jubilation and repudiation as department of trade and industry receives submissions on its draft intellectual property policy.
National Treasury has made some changes to its exchange control policy regarding intellectual property and offshore investment, explains a legal expert.
The Copyright Amendment Bill is poorly drafted, inherently vague and so potentially damaging and defective that it should simply be withdrawn, says an analyst.
A food company has applied to the Constitutional Court to challenge a ruling which bars it from producing a KitKat lookalike.
Adams & Adams gets the PMR Diamond Award for Best IP Law firm in South Africa.
Small businesses with unique ideas have various options when it comes to protecting themselves from big corporates and others stealing their intellectual property, legal experts say.
Thursday will be the final opportunity for the bill to be passed by the National Assembly.
The local company says its pursuing legal action against Zara for copying its signature design pattern.
The new draft of the intellectual property (IP) policy, released by the department of trade and industry, paves the way to end the country’s “extraordinarily and unjustly high” rate of granting patents. The policy was published in the Government Gaze
Trademarks and patents protecting SA’s unique botanical treasures, Rooibos and Honeybush, have caught the attention of the international community.
South Africa turns out to be the second most innovative nation in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the latest Global Innovation Index.
Fans of rooibos and honeybush tea can anticipate more bite with their antioxidants as the local fynbos plants are now being used to make alcoholic beverages.
It's a minefield trying to capture a business's intellectual property in a brand, especially if a big brother claims to have the name and colours first.
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