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Angola has Initiated a Fresh Process to Revise its Industrial Property Law
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • December 11 2018

It is still early days in the revision process of the Angolan Industrial Property Law Act. The purpose of the new draft bill is to bring the current


Is the new Advertising Regulatory Board a redo of the ASA, or better?
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • November 29 2018

The Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB), officially open for business in November, has already handed down its first ruling. The ARB very quickly


Morocco confirms Larbi Benrazzouk as the new head of the IP Office (OMPIC)
  • Adams & Adams
  • Morocco
  • November 28 2018

The Office of Industrial and Commercial Property in Morocco, OMPIC, recently announced that Mr. Larbi Benrazzouk will replace Adil El Maliki as head


Listen Who owns the copyright to the tattoo on your body
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • November 15 2018

Nicole Smalberger discusses copyright in tattoos with 702 Talk Radio’s Joanne Joseph. Would it ever occur to you that a third party might be able to


Listen Who owns the copyright to the tattoo on your body
  • Adams & Adams
  • USA
  • November 15 2018

Would it ever occur to you that a third party might be able to claim rights in your skin? In the case of art that has been inked into your skin


Will privacy laws like GDPR and POPI kill the direct marketer?
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • November 1 2018

Currently, the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, 2002 (the ECTA) and the Consumer Protection Act (the CPA) regulate the sending of


More than meets the (GU)I! - IP Protection for Apps
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • October 31 2018

The demand for software applications, particularly mobile apps has grown at a phenomenal rate in recent years, fuelled in part by the ever growing use


Inventorship in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • October 30 2018

Artificial intelligence (i.e. AI) has been the buzz word in the past couple of decades, more so if one looks at fictional applications of AI in movies


It may be time to review your policy on Accrued Annual Leave Payments
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • October 30 2018

There are three possible instruments that regulate the payment of accrued annual leave upon an employee’s termination of employment. The first is the


What happens when negative information comes to light concerning successful job applicants?
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • October 30 2018

In Eskom Holdings v Fipaza & others 2013 34 ILJ 549 (LAC), in 2006 Ms Fipaza, an employee at Eskom agreed with it that she would go overseas to