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Apples and pears, beers and confusion

intellectual property (IP)

05 Mar 2019
BY Gaelyn Scott

Are the two trade marks confusingly similar? It’s the question that’s most commonly asked in trade mark law. The issue of confusion can arise in the context of registration: should the trade mark be registered in the face of the earlier trade mark?
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Cloud outsource directive and guidance note issued by the South African Reserve Bank

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

05 Mar 2019
BY Isaivan Naidoo

Cloud computing and offshoring of data is no longer a taboo among banks. It is becoming a necessity and is the current definitive trend.
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Eavesdropping: the privacy myth

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

05 Mar 2019
BY Wilmari Strachan AND Jessica Steele

The pervasiveness of the Internet of Things has spawned a recent fear that the devices are listening to the conversations of their users
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Expanding your data governance policies to accommodate drone data

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

05 Mar 2019

One of the primary functions of using drones is to capture, store and transmit data. While this kind of innovation is incredibly exciting, the legal and broader implications of using drones should not be underestimated.
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High Court overturns practice of appointment of arbitrators

dispute resolution

05 Mar 2019
BY Phillip Karugaba

Every so often, a judgment is passed that upsets settled ways of doing business. When the hue and cry has hushed, upon closer and sober examination, it is often discovered that the old way of doing business was indeed wrong thus a new era is born.
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Peek-a-boo, I see you: privacy concerns around digital rights management and monitoring tools

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

05 Mar 2019
BY Mpho Manyala-Chitapi

The use of digital rights management may give rise to a number of legal issues when not used correctly.
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The double Big Mac attack

intellectual property (IP)

05 Mar 2019
BY Delene Bertasso

The Big Mac case shines a spotlight on some important aspects of trade mark law.
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The importance of having a social media manager

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

05 Mar 2019
BY Ridwaan Boda AND Rakhee Dullabh

Every business can benefit from having an experienced person handling their social media needs. Neglecting this responsibility can lead to the brand being damaged or misrepresented.
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Precautionary suspension: do employees have the right to make representations?

employment

26 Feb 2019
BY Sade Maitland

Must an employer give the employee a chance to make representations on why he or she should not to be suspended, prior to a decision being taken in this regard
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Undue delay in prosecuting review applications: a cautionary tale

employment

26 Feb 2019
BY Lee Masuku

Delaying the prosecution of a review application can carry the risk of a court refusing to hear the application
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ENSafrica | Chambers 2019 results

26 Feb 2019

ENSafrica's latest results from the 2019 Chambers Global Guide
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