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By Pamela Maluleke
It is often said that there is nothing new under the sun, and that re-inventing the wheel is often a futile effort. Intellectual Property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, for example:
By Sonica Wilken
More often than not, business owners do not attend to a trade mark availability search before they register their company name at the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC).
By Refiloe Nene
One of the benefits of trade marks, compared to other forms of intellectual property like patents and copyright, is that a trade mark can be protected in perpetuity. However, in order for this
By Jadon Wolmarans
South Africa has seen a dramatic rise in entrepreneurial activity with many seeking to launch new products into the marketplace.
By Tammi Pretorius
ADR, UDRP and URS. SAIIPL, ICANN, WIPO, MFSD, ADNRC, and NAF. You're probably confused, aren't you?
By Jadon Wolmarans
Watch our Jadon Wolmarans being interviewed on eNCAnews discussing counterfeit goods and its implication on all sectors across Africa.
By Mercia Fynn
The Oxford Dictionary defines doxing as "Searching for and publishing private or identifying information about a particular individual on the Internet, typically with malicious intent."
By Izaan Kuschke
You have an invention that may be patentable. You know by now that secrecy and confidentiality is key to retaining patentability of your invention.
By Mathoto Masetla
Fans of the award-winning series, Game of Thrones, were eager to watch the premiere of the long awaited 8th and final season that started on 14 April 2019 ....
By Mathoto Masetla
Such an innovation may cause the inventor to obtain a patent towards the protection thereof, and a granted patent is a highly lucrative commercial tool
By Sibongile Dee
The demand for branded goods in Africa is growing and, as such, the instances of infringing and counterfeit goods are on the rise. The various intellectual property (IP)
By Sonica Wilken
The value of intellectual property assets in companies is often overlooked or underestimated when it comes to licensing, mergers and acquisitions.
By Jaco Theunissen, Mathoto Masetla
Picture a scenario where you come across a product which is currently trending and children everywhere either have or want one, however, it is only being manufactured and sold by one entity.
By Tevin Jones
Eradicating counterfeit goods in the South African market is essential to its economy.
By Fredo Ströh
Inventors often (hopefully always) look at ways to protect their inventions to gain the most benefit for them.