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ENSafrica’s Gaelyn Scott named one of South Africa’s top women in IP

06 Jul 2021
BY Gaelyn Scott
Head of ENSafrica’s IP department Gaelyn Scott is one of only three women in South Africa to have been included in Managing IP’s IP STARS Top 250 Women in IP for 2021/22.
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When does a debt prescribe?

06 Jul 2021
BY Aslam Moosajee, Shenaaz Munga
Does prescription run from the date that the debt is due, or when the creditor has adequate facts regarding the claim?
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When does the spoliation remedy apply?

06 Jul 2021
BY Aslam Moosajee
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.
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International Energy Transition Observatory 2021

06 Jul 2021
BY Zeyn Bhyat
Renewable energy in South Africa
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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.
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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 l…
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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.
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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 service…
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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.
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IP valuations – an essential piece of the IP puzzle

05 Jul 2021
BY Waldo Steyn, Hugo Biermann
IP CloseUP, in an article that appeared in January 2021, explains the increased importance of intangible assets as follows:
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Exemptions from POPIA's processing conditions

01 Jul 2021
BY Priyanka Naidoo, Rakhee Dullabh
The Information Regulator ("Regulator") has published a Guidance Note on Exemptions from the Conditions for Lawful Processing of Personal Information
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Certain private bodies are exempt from compiling a PAIA manual, for now

30 Jun 2021
BY Rakhee Dullabh, 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 no…
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A win for employers: restraints of trade in the time of COVID-19

29 Jun 2021
BY Jayson Kent
Earlier this year, the High Court’s judgment in Oomph Out of Home Media (Pty) Limited v Brien and another, dealt with the issue of enforcing a restraint of trade during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook (ILEL) - South Africa

29 Jun 2021
BY Brian Patterson, Zahida Ebrahim, Stuart Harrison
International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook (ILEL) - South Africa - 2021
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International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook (ILEL) - South Africa

28 Jun 2021
BY Zahida Ebrahim, Stuart Harrison, Brian Patterson
International Labour & Employment Compliance Handbook – Suppl. 33 (2021)
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