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By Nola Bond
Jewellery, like all great crafts, is the domain of inspired, talented and creative designers who can blend the magic of metals, precious stones, natural materials and artistry with a vision ...
By Refiloe Nene
A trade mark is filed based on actual use thereof or an intention to use the trade mark. Where there is no intention to use, a trade mark ...
By Pamela Maluleke
Throughout history, necklaces, beadwork and jewellery designs have always featured in African culture, as a decorative feature,...
By Alwyn Dippenaar
You are heading off to a lecture room, excited to attend this particular lecture as it is taught by your favourite Professor who has a habit of sharing daily pearls of wisdom.
By Mercia Fynn
The latest social media trend to go viral is the face-altering software FaceApp, which uses a filter to make users look older.
By Tevin Jones
Here we offer insight into the above "contrary to law" provision, particularly insofar as it relates to the controversial discussion regarding the partial legalization of cannabis in South Africa, and its effects on trade mark law in South Africa
By Sonica Wilken
The International Accounting Standards 38 (IAS 38) defines an intangible asset as: "an identifiable non-monetary asset without physical substance." The International Financial Reporting Standards
By Karen Kitchen
Often knock off products imported into the local South African market replicate well-known brands, and an analysis needs to be done to determine if the owner of the legitimate well-known ...
By Tammi Pretorius
The Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) been busy at work in the last few months, having issued just under 100 published decisions since it first opened its doors in November 2018,...
By KISCH IP
Patients often go for second medical opinions, especially when the diagnosis is bad news. The same should go for patentability as well,...
By Kobus Du Raan
Having a proper patent filing strategy for an invention is crucial to an inventor or applicant. An ideal filing strategy would involve filing patent applications in the countries ...
By Mathoto Masetla
What do you do when your distributor terminates your Supply and Distribution Contract stating that it is more economical for them to acquire the products from another company (Company A)?
By Thomas Gerard Schmidt
An interesting thing about patent specifications, and one which many people tend to forget, is that they don't need to be scientifically accurate in order to be filed and published.
By Ruan Dickinson
Over 150 million people worldwide recently downloaded the very popular FaceApp after Hollywood celebrities started posting images of their edited faces in a social media challenge using the hashtag
By Jade Courtney
Have you enlisted the assistance of a third-party graphic designer to create a new logo or corporate identity for your rebrand?
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