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Useful Information + Resources

Legislation

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 2013 (and Notes on the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 2013 from WIPO)
Patents Act 57 of 1978
Trade Marks Act 194 of 1993
Designs Act 195 of 1993
Copyright Act 98 of 1978
Plant Breeders Rights Act 15 of 1976
Counterfeit Goods Act 37 of 1997
Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000
Electronic Communications Transactions Act 25 of 2002

Treaties + Conventions

ARIPO Protocol  |  Berne Convention  |  Budapest Treaty  |  TRIPS Agreement
Patent Cooperation Treaty
  |  Regulations under the Patent Cooperation Treaty

Business Planning + Start-up

Entrepreneur and Management Solutions – providing a range of business development strategies and support services that address all aspects of business start-up, operations and growth www.em-solutions.co.za  |  Contact: Bruce Wade

Financial + Funding

www.idc.co.za  |  www.hbd.com  |  www.innovationfund.ac.zawww.spii.co.za

Manufacturing + Design

www.engage.co.za  |  www.ideso.co.za  |  www.krigedesigners.co.za

Licensing

www.ltn.co.za  |  www.licensing.co.za

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