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Von Seidels Client Designs Most Beautiful Object in SA
March 6, 2018

Von Seidels client awarded for designing the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa 05 March 2018 Last year, Von Seidels partnered up with the Guild Group and the Design Foundation to sponsor and present the Future Found Award at the … Continue reading

2017 Design Foundation Awards
February 1, 2018

Von Seidels proud to be a supporter of upcoming design talent in South Africa 1 February 2018 As the foremost platform for contemporary design in Africa, the Guild Group facilitates international collaborations, presents ground-breaking exhibitions and exports and retails design … Continue reading

Forged Trademarks in Zimbabwe
January 31, 2018

Zimbabwe clamps down on forged trademarks 04 January 2018 A trade mark is considered to have been forged if it has been used by a person who is not authorised to use it, or if it has been falsified by … Continue reading

Patents and Trade Marks Office Closed Over Christmas
December 15, 2017

Notice from the South African Patent and Trade Marks Office (CIPC) 15 December 2017 Notice is hereby given (in terms of the Acts mentioned in the schedule below), that the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) will be closed to … Continue reading

(Amended) ADR Regulations for .ZA domain names
November 22, 2017

Alternative Dispute Resolution Regulations for .ZA domain names amended: 22 November 2017 By notice published in the Government Gazette on 10 November 2017, the Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services has amended the .ZA Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) Regulations issued in … Continue reading

Copyright 101 for Creatives
September 30, 2017

30 September 2017 Ownership of copyright is one of the more prevalent issues in intellectual property law, particularly in the context of an employment or service relationship. Recently, this has become especially pertinent in creative fields, with the growing trend to … Continue reading

IP Update: POPI Act
September 29, 2017

Practical Guidelines to Prepare for the POPI Act 22 September 2017 Draft Regulations to the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act were published in the Government Gazette on Friday, 8 September 2017. The Regulations are short, but provide some information on … Continue reading

Von Seidels Gives to Children on Mandela Day 2017
September 5, 2017

Von Seidels contributes to the Children’s Court of Cape Town 19 July 2017 On Mandela Day 2017 and in aid of giving back to the community, Von Seidels invested in small hearts and big smiles as we gave gifts to … Continue reading

Von Seidels Wins Two Global Law Experts Awards
July 12, 2017

Von Seidels wins two titles in the 8th Annual GLE Awards 12 July 2017 As we enter the second half of the year, the researchers of Global Law Experts have been busy conducting their extensive research and nomination process for … Continue reading

Sandra Clelland in Top 250 Women in IP 2017
June 28, 2017

Sandra Clelland featured in Managing Intellectual Property’s Top Women in IP Von Seidels partner and biotechnology specialist patent attorney, Sandra Clelland has been recognised in Managing Intellectual Property Magazine’s 2017 edition of IP Stars – The Top 250 Women in IP. … Continue reading