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FIRM NEWS & INSIGHTS

  • RETOUCHED FASHION PHOTOS | WHAT ARE THE RULES?
  • THE GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT REVIEW | SOUTH AFRICA CHAPTER
  • AS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT | TRADE MARK LITIGATION CASE STUDY
  • ROCK ON! HAND GESTURES AS TRADE MARKS
  • GETTING THE DEAL THROUGH | DOMAINS & DOMAIN NAMES
  • A CRADLE FULL OF TRADE MARKS | NAMES AS MARKS
  • OFFENSIVE TRADE MARKS IN THE MODERN CONSTITUTIONAL ERA OF FREEDOM OF SPEECH & EXPRESSION
  • PLAIN PACKAGING - THE SILENT (TRADE MARK) KILLER?
  • A SUGGESTED FRANCHISING PLAN FOR AFRICA
  • KENYA TRADE MARK OPPOSITION MATTER | COMMENTARY

AFRICA JURISDICTION NEWS

  • 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
  • ANTI-COUNTERFEIT EFFORTS REAP SOME REWARD IN KENYA
  • LAUNCH OF SECOND-LEVEL .KE DOMAIN FOR KENYA
  • PATENT EXAMINATION SYSTEMS IN AFRICA TO BE DISCUSSED AT SUMMIT
  • TRADE MARK RESERVATION IN SOUTH SUDAN | IMPORTANT UPDATE
  • THE LAUNCH OF .AFRICA
  • KENYA TRADE MARK OPPOSITION MATTER | COMMENTARY

MULTIMEDIA POSTS

  • 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
  • THERE'S THIS LAWYER | LITA MITI-QAMATA

IP COMMERCIALISATION

  • 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

  • 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
  • Africa Update 2014 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