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Major strides in the inclusivity of Copyright Law in Africa
Major strides in the inclusivity of Copyright L...
Copyright is a branch of Intellectual Property (IP) Law where legal inclusion for people with dis...
Publish or perish, but what about patent?
Publish or perish, but what about patent?
Researchers are known to be analytical individuals, driven by passion for their fields of study, ...
Constitutional Court finds sections of the Copyright Act unconstitutional
Constitutional Court finds sections of the Copy...
Constitutional Court finds sections of the Copyright Act unconstitutional for unfairly discrimina...
Cape Verde Accedes to the Banjul Protocol
Cape Verde Accedes to the Banjul Protocol
Following the decision by the Cape Verdean Parliament to accede to the Lusaka Agreement [1], the ...
Cape Town Based Intellectual Property Law Firm Wins Prestigious Award
Cape Town Based Intellectual Property Law Firm ...
Intellectual property law firm Von Seidels won the “Patent Firm of the Year – South Africa”...
What? Who? Why? The Inventor Edition…
What? Who? Why? The Inventor Edition...
What is an inventor? The South African Patents Act No. 57 of 1978 (“the Act”) does not provide a...
Mandatory to Record IP Rights for Goods Imported Into Kenya
Mandatory to Record IP Rights for Goods Importe...
Kenya has taken a robust approach to anti-counterfeiting by putting specific legislation in place...
2022 Awards by IP STARS (Managing IP)
2022 Awards by IP STARS (Managing IP)
Von Seidels is shortlisted for three 2022 awards by IP STARS (Managing IP): Africa Firm of the Y...
IP Law in the Video Gaming Industry
IP Law in the Video Gaming Industry
Protecting your IP in the video gaming industry Over recent years a greater focus has been placed...
ARIPO Introduces Third-Party Observations
ARIPO Introduces Third-Party Observations
The Harare Protocol on Patent and Industrial Designs empowers the African Regional Intellectual P...
10 Strategic Tips for Filing Trade Marks in Africa
10 Strategic Tips for Filing Trade Marks in Africa
Many consider Africa to be so complex that they do not know where to start when considering a fil...
International Commercialisation
International Commercialisation
8 IP Considerations  The South African Exchange Control Regulations require Treasury approval fo...