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“A lot of hot air” An attempt at demystifying blockchain technology
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • December 13 2017

I was at a dinner with some friends from school when a friend told a story about his 60-year-old mother buying R10,000 worth of bitcoin earlier this


OAPI urgent renewal recommendations
  • Adams & Adams
  • Africa
  • December 8 2017

All new trade marks filed at the OAPI IP Office had to comply with the 11th edition of the Nice Classification System as of 30 April 2017. In previous


Does ADeC’s logo infringe the ANC’s IP rights?
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • December 5 2017

A new political party has just emerged in South Africa and it is called the African Democratic Change (ADeC) lead by Dr Makhozi Khoza. Its new logo


South Africa’s copyright law is on a knife-edge
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • December 4 2017

The August 2017 Parliamentary hearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill involved more than 70 submissions (written and oral), leading the Portfolio


Intellectual Property Rights in Somaliland
  • Adams & Adams
  • Somalia
  • December 4 2017

Somalia is located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the West, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Indian


Monkey See Monkey Sue
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • December 4 2017

The IPLive team collaborated with CliffCentral.com to produce a series of podcasts on IP law. The second instalment of the series talks about the


ARIPO signs PPH agreement with Chinese Patent Office
  • Adams & Adams
  • Africa
  • November 22 2017

The 41st Session of the Administrative Council of ARIPO was recently held in Lilongwe, Malawi. Although Adams & Adams is based in South Africa we are


Is your organisation ready for POPI?
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • November 21 2017

It is important to do a high-level analysis of the personal information in the company before embarking on the POPI implementation journey.This was


European patent validations advisory
  • Adams & Adams
  • Tunisia
  • November 17 2017

A recent announcement by the President of the EPO, Benoît Battistelli and the Director-General of Tunisia’s National Standardisation and Industrial


Registry and ARIPO still operational despite political crisis
  • Adams & Adams
  • Zimbabwe
  • November 16 2017

Zimbabwe presently finds itself in a state of political crisis at the present, with reports of the seizure of state institutions by the military on