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5 things you should know about the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA)

03 Jun 2021
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Business is changing, but one thing remains constant – IP is where it’s at

31 May 2021
BY Waldo Steyn
The UK’s Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys published an interesting article that deals with the importance and value of brands and intellectual property in general
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Lessons in IT contracts: beware of the cancellation clause

11 May 2021
BY Rakhee Dullabh
In Markit Systems (Pty) Limited v Fulcrum Group (Pty) Limited, the Gauteng Local Division of the High Court held that the customer was within its rights to cancel an agreement it had with a service p…
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PODCAST | Foreign nationals in SA urged to keep abreast of latest visa concessions

29 Apr 2021
BY Zahida Ebrahim
Foreigners residing within South Africa are being urged to keep their eye on the latest visa concessions to ensure they do not find themselves on the wrong side of the law.
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Elon Musk doesn’t do patents. Does that matter?

IP | 06 Apr 2021
BY Rowan Forster
“Ownership seems straightforward in business: Get a patent or copyright when you create something. Charge for its use. Avoid ambiguity about who owns what. But much of this wisdom is wrong.”
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Africa Business in Brief

Africa Business in Brief | 21 Mar 2021
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issue 392Africa AfDB launches USD2.5-billion 0.875% Global Benchmark due 23 March 2026 - AfDB launches USD2.5-billion 0.875% Global Benchmark due 23 March 2026 Africa COM2021: Africa still lags behi…
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The standout trademark won't confuse

Business Law and Tax Review | 09 Mar 2021
BY Gerard du Toit
Good trademarks need not have anything to do with the product, as long as they are distinctive
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When staffers refuse to be vaccinated

Business Law and Tax Review | 09 Mar 2021
BY Silindokuhle Magagula
Dismissals over vaccines are usually unfair, but employer can sometimes act within their rights
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Africa Business in Brief

Africa Business in Brief | 07 Mar 2021
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issue 390Africa Afreximbank re-affirms to support factoring as alternative source of trade financing - Afreximbank re-affirms to support factoring as alternative source of trade financing Africa Exp…
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Confusing similarity – some other things that are useful to know

IP | 02 Mar 2021
BY Ilse du Plessis
In this article, we’ll discuss some recent EU decisions regarding confusing similarity
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Africa Business in Brief

Africa Business in Brief | 17 Jan 2021
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issue 383World IEA creating world’s first roadmap to net-zero emissions by 2050 - IEA creating world’s first roadmap to net-zero emissions by 2050 Africa Africa’s energy generation unlikely to go gr…
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The purpose of the company reimagined – a dramatic shift in thinking

20 Nov 2020
BY Michael Katz
“Capitalism as we know it is dead, a new model of business is taking its place, driven by values, ethics, care of employees, concern for a multiplicity of stakeholders including, in particular, the p…
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Africa Business in Brief

Africa Business in Brief | 15 Nov 2020
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issue 378Coronavirus (COVID-19) - A non-exhaustive list of recent measures aimed at curbing the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) World New course: Siemens Energy will no longer bid on coal projects…
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Branding lessons from Elon: go catchy, not clunky

03 Nov 2020
BY Gerard du Toit
As any entrepreneur will tell you, the first thing your product needs is a catchy name.
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When your trade mark doesn’t feel quite right, and when it absolutely does

IP | 05 Oct 2020
BY Liézal Mostert
Two trade mark stories for the price of one. Something a Scotsman would be happy with!
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