Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Intellectual Property
STA Law Firm
Article 13 has been in the news for some months now, and the reception by the companies and people of the EU has been extremely decisive.
ENSafrica
A recent decision of the Mauritian Industrial Property Tribunal (the "Tribunal") will provide some comfort to international brand owners. The case involved an application
IPvocate Africa
Mauritius follows a system of national exhaustion whereby owners of trade marks and designs can take action against parallel imported goods.
IPvocate Africa
This means that third parties are only made aware of the existence of a trade mark once it has been registered by the OAPI administration and published for opposition.
IPvocate Africa
Traditionally, the rationale behind apposing brand names on goods is to help customers distinguish between similar products and ensure that manufacturers produce work of consistent quality.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Both a hashtag and a catchphrase can be protected by intellectual property rights, usually by registering them as trademarks.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Patents protect innovation by providing the inventor with a twenty-year, exclusive right to a patentable invention. Different jurisdictions have various criteria that must be satisfied before an innovative or ...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Celebrities often have two streams of income, one for the work they are known for (like acting, singing, dancing, stand-up comedies etc
AELEX
"Big Data" is a relatively new concept that refers to the constant, vast, and seemingly infinite stream of data created by our persistent interaction with technology and smart devices.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Our Partner, John Onyido (Head, Intellectual Property and Technology Practice) contributed the Nigerian Chapter in International Comparative Legal Guide to Trade Marks 2019. In the chapter,
KISCH IP
South Africa has seen a dramatic rise in entrepreneurial activity with many seeking to launch new products into the marketplace.
KISCH IP
ADR, UDRP and URS. SAIIPL, ICANN, WIPO, MFSD, ADNRC, and NAF. You're probably confused, aren't you?
Adams & Adams
In Biostadt India Limited v Osho Chemical Industries Limited, Biostadt applied for the expungement of the WOKOZIM trade mark registered in the name of Osho in relation to botanical organic foliar/ fertilizer.
KISCH IP
Watch our Jadon Wolmarans being interviewed on eNCAnews discussing counterfeit goods and its implication on all sectors across Africa.
ENSafrica
Exponential economic development across Africa has resulted in a greater necessity for increased protection of intellectual property ("IP") assets on the continent.
STA Law Firm
Nowadays, all kinds of information can be found on the internet. As a result, Governments, companies, organizations and individuals use websites to provide information online.
Gowling WLG
In the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)[1] countries, all traders require a permit in order to be able to display any branding or name on billboards or stores' signage.
Dennemeyer Group
As "Europe's most easterly hub and Asia's most westerly hub" and within an eight-hour flight from two-thirds of the world's population
STA Law Firm
Intellectual Property Rights are a set of proprietary rights that are granted to the Individuals over their creation. The holder or owners of these set of rights are entitled to various exclusive privileges and immunities.
IPvocate Africa
More and more African states are joining the Madrid Protocol for the International Registration of trade marks.
B. W. Kahari Legal Practitioners
Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Zimbabwe, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
ENSafrica
Local trade mark applications in Zimbabwe can be fairly expensive.
B. W. Kahari Legal Practitioners
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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)
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Patents Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Israel, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
ENSafrica
Exponential economic development across Africa has resulted in a greater necessity for increased protection of intellectual property ("IP") assets on the continent.
Inventa International
Mozambique's Intellectual Property Code dated December 31, 2015, established that the filing of a Declaration of Intention of Use (DIU) is mandatory regarding trademark registrations in Mozambique.
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