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FIRM NEWS & INSIGHTS

  • KENYA | AMENDMENTS TO COPYRIGHT LAW
  • RECORDAL OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN KENYA
  • AN SA TWIST IN THE 'COLA WARS' | COURT RULING
  • SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER RELATIONSHIPS COME UNDER FURTHER SCRUTINY
  • ADAMS & ADAMS CRAMMER 2017
  • GETTING THE DEAL THROUGH | FRANCHISE 2018
  • THE DRAFT IP POLICY 2017 | SECOND TIME LUCKY FOR THE DTI?
  • HISTORICAL DEBT FOR MUNICIPAL SERVICES | CONCOURT RULES THAT NEW OWNERS ARE NOT LIABLE
  • BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD FOR COPYRIGHT BILL | COMMENTARY
  • WHERE IDEAS MAKE IT | SA INNOVATION SUMMIT

AFRICA JURISDICTION NEWS

  • KENYA | AMENDMENTS TO COPYRIGHT LAW
  • MOROCCO | INCREASE IN IP OFFICIAL FEES
  • RECORDAL OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN KENYA
  • MOZAMBIQUE ONE STEP CLOSER TO BANJUL PROTOCOL
  • LARGEST AFRICA IP MEETING CELEBRATES FIVE YEARS
  • INAUGURAL AFRICA PATENT EXAMINATION SUMMIT HELD IN SA
  • ZAMBIA | COMMENCEMENT OF NEW IP ACTS
  • DUBIOUS COPYRIGHT AMENDMENT BILL WILL RESULT IN MORE LITIGATION
  • TRADE MARK LAWS IN ZAMBIA SET TO CHANGE
  • ADAMS & ADAMS ANNOUNCES NEW ASSOCIATE OFFICE IN ZIMBABWE

MULTIMEDIA POSTS

  • SOUTH AFRICA'S COPYRIGHT LAWS | VOICE OF WITS
  • LOUIS VUITTON AND THE BASOTHO BLANKET | POWER FM
  • HELPING A YOUNG MOM WITH HER STUDIES | GOOD MORNING ANGELS
  • WHAT IS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY? | POWER FM
  • COUNTING THE COST OF UNLICENSED SOFTWARE
  • CASHING IN ON MADIBA'S LEGACY
  • THERE'S THIS LAWYER | GERARD DU PLESSIS
  • THERE'S THIS LAWYER | SAJIDHA GAMIELDIEN
  • THERE'S THIS LAWYER | JAC MARAIS
  • THERE'S THIS LAWYER | GODFREY BUDELI

IP COMMERCIALISATION

  • ADAMS & ADAMS CRAMMER 2017
  • SOUTH AFRICA'S COPYRIGHT LAWS | VOICE OF WITS
  • USE IT OR LOSE IT! HOW AN ICONIC BUT FORGOTTEN BRAND WAS RESURRECTED IN THE USA
  • HOT IP TOPICS IN JULY | IP LIVE TOP FIVE
  • LOUIS VUITTON AND THE BASOTHO BLANKET | POWER FM
  • ROCK ON! HAND GESTURES AS TRADE MARKS
  • HOT IP TOPICS IN JUNE | IP LIVE TOP FIVE
  • A SUGGESTED FRANCHISING PLAN FOR AFRICA
  • THREE IP LESSONS FROM THE FIDGET SPINNER

PUBLICATIONS & CHAPTERS

  • GETTING THE DEAL THROUGH | FRANCHISE 2018
  • THE GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT REVIEW | SOUTH AFRICA CHAPTER
  • GETTING THE DEAL THROUGH | DOMAINS & DOMAIN NAMES
  • GETTING THE DEAL THROUGH | ADVERTISING & MARKETING
  • GETTING THE DEAL THROUGH | PATENTS
  • REPORT | IP DEVELOPMENTS IN AFRICA
  • Africa Update 2016 Edition
  • Guide to IP in Africa
  • Commercial Law in Africa
  • Africa Update 2015 Edition

REPORTS & FINDINGS

Madrid in Africa

How effective is the Madrid trade mark registration system in Africa? Read the latest Madrid in Africa Report by Adams & Adams.

Gaberone

The Botswana Registry has communicated that all of the data that was entered and updated on the IPAS database has been lost.

Banjul

The Registrar of Trade Marks confirmed that due to backlogs the current examination timeline in The Gambia is 26 months.

Ghana

The Ghana Registrar has admitted that his office is not able to examine marks routinely within WIPO’s deadlines