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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
KISCH IP
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)
KISCH IP
The value of intellectual property assets in companies is often overlooked or underestimated when it comes to licensing, mergers and acquisitions.
KISCH IP
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.
Hogan Lovells
In this matter, the claimants approached Ms Moolman in her capacity as a financial advisor for advice on how best to invest their "spare money".
Dentons
South Africa's diverse economy, strategic role in Africa and political history create a unique business and regulatory environment.
Dentons
This article begins by giving a simple illustration of the concepts of semi-privatisation and privatisation. It then discusses common law duties and fiduciary duties of directors under the
Dentons
The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, Act No. 28 of 2002 (the MPRDA) was promulgated with the aim of distributing mineral wealth more equally among citizens to remedy
Dentons
The Public Private Partnership Act No. 19 of 2010 (the Act) is the principal act made for the purpose of providing an institutional framework for the implementation of public private partnership (PPP)
ENSafrica
Below, please find issue 26 of ENSafrica's tax in brief, a snapshot of the latest tax developments in South Africa.
ENSafrica
On 10 May 2019, the Chief Inspector of Mines published, in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 (the "MHSA"), a Guidance Note on Medico-Legal Investigations of Mine Deaths.
Hogan Lovells
The rapid developments in technology have left many electronic spaces unregulated, with lack of or minimal protection to the consumer.
ENSafrica
Donald Trump comes up in our articles from time to time, as does the issue of bad faith. Both come up in this one.
ENSafrica
We have written before about the case concerning the look-a-like Range Rover Evoque on sale in China for a fraction of the price of the real thing.
ENSafrica
There was a highly unusual trade mark opposition matter in the USA recently.
ENSafrica
This requirement applies to all companies, public or private.
Adams & Adams
The High Court in Pretoria has ruled that Gauteng's current Health MEC, Dr Gwen Ramokgopa, must pay for all damages sustained as a result of a local rugby league player's death at the Steve Biko Hospital.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The FIC's publication encourages those dealing in South African real estate to be aware of money laundering relating to the sector.
Hogan Lovells
Across the country, the business community accepts that firms with diversity in leadership perform better financially, have better client relationships and increase their opportunities for innovation.
Fasken
The title of this email note would appear to be an obvious truism, but it was one that recently came to hurt an employer resulting in the reinstatement some four years later of 17 employees dismissed for allegedly participating in an unprotected strike.
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KISCH IP
Eradicating counterfeit goods in the South African market is essential to its economy.
Herbert Smith Freehills
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ENSafrica
There are predictable references in the press reports to the biblical figures David and Goliath.
Hogan Lovells
Tension between the two economic giants in the world, China and the United States, might have a silver lining for Africa.
Clyde & Co
According to the Ornico Social Media Landscape in South Africa for 2018, there are approximately 16 million Facebook users, 8 million Twitter users, 6.1 million LinkedIn users ...
Hogan Lovells
Heterosexual couples intending to get married in South Africa today can choose to marry either in terms of the Marriages Act or the Civil Unions Act.
TMF Group
South Africa is a highly regulated society and compliance with the myriad of laws can be daunting for any business.
KISCH IP
Patenting of inventions can be notoriously expensive; however, the monopoly attracted because of it has the potential to exceed, by far, any initial patenting costs.
Hogan Lovells
In 2018 much was said about the adverse impact of political uncertainty and a sluggish economy on M&A activity in South Africa.
Hogan Lovells
Taxpayers have been identified as abusing the newly introduced amendments in 2018.
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