By choosing to continue, you are consenting to the use and functioning of this site as is in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

find an article

 
PRINT | UNSUBSCRIBE 

Getting compliant with POPIA

06 Jul 2021

We include a compilation of ENSafrica's POPIA-related articles, to assist you on your compliance journey
READ MORE

When does the spoliation remedy apply?

06 Jul 2021
BY Aslam Moosajee AND Helena Graham

The South African Supreme Court of Appeal (“SCA”) recently handed down two judgments which provide some interesting insights into the interpretation and limits of the spoliation remedy.
READ MORE

International Energy Transition Observatory 2021

06 Jul 2021
BY Zeyn Bhyat

Renewable energy in South Africa
READ MORE

What are employers’ and employees’ remote working rights (and responsibilities) during Adjusted Alert Level 4?

06 Jul 2021
BY Lauren Salt AND Jessie Moore

The rapid rise in COVID-19 infection rates and a shift to Adjusted Alert Level 4 in South Africa have heightened many employees’ fears and reluctance about physical work interactions, returning to and/or continuing to work in traditional workplaces.
READ MORE

ARIPO’s newest member: Republic of the Gambia

06 Jul 2021
BY Fae Hassan

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (“ARIPO”) is one of the cost effective regional systems in Africa that allows a brand holder to file a single trade mark application in different classes, designating various territories.
READ MORE

Tax in brief | 66

06 Jul 2021

Tax in brief | 66
READ MORE

The copying of a brand…Lidl by Lidl

05 Jul 2021
BY Liézal Mostert

A lot has been written about the Scottish case where William Grant sued the budget supermarket chain Lidl for trade mark infringement.
READ MORE

It’s the Euros, so let’s talk… trade marks

05 Jul 2021
BY Gerard du Toit

The magazine World Trademark Review (“WTR”) has published some interesting data about football trade marks. Given that we’re all watching the Euros, this might be a good time to discuss some of the links between trade marks and football.
READ MORE

Advertising regulation in SA: it’s not exactly bliss

05 Jul 2021
BY Gaelyn Scott

The South African High Court judgment in the case of Bliss Brands v Advertising Regulatory Board (“ARB”) has real relevance for IP owners.
READ MORE

Best steer clear of Aunty Helen

05 Jul 2021
BY Manisha Bugwandeen-Doorasamy

You might think that “Aunty Helen” is a perfectly good trade mark. After all, it could work with a variety of goods and services – tea, biscuits, rusks, knitwear, nursery schools, counselling services… perhaps you have some other suggestions!
READ MORE

The EU’s IP action plan: lessons for Africa?

05 Jul 2021
BY Waldo Steyn

The European Commission has published a plan for getting the EU out of the mess that it’s in as a result of COVID-19.
READ MORE

IP valuations – an essential piece of the IP puzzle

05 Jul 2021
BY Waldo Steyn AND Hugo Biermann

IP CloseUP, in an article that appeared in January 2021, explains the increased importance of intangible assets as follows:
READ MORE

Africa Business In Brief

issue 407 | 04 Jul 2021

issue 407
READ MORE

Exemptions from POPIA's processing conditions

01 Jul 2021
BY Rakhee Dullabh AND Priyanka Naidoo

The Information Regulator ("Regulator") has published a Guidance Note on Exemptions from the Conditions for Lawful Processing of Personal Information
READ MORE

Certain private bodies are exempt from compiling a PAIA manual, for now

30 Jun 2021
BY Rakhee Dullabh AND Priyanka Naidoo

In terms of section 51(4) of the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 ("PAIA"), the Minister for Justice and Correctional Services has extended the exemption that certain private bodies do not need to have a PAIA manual
READ MORE


PRINT | UNSUBSCRIBE