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How Will the Competition Amendment Bill Impact You?
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • August 13 2018

The public hearings on the Competition Amendment Bill (“the Amendment Bill”) has been tabled by Parliament’s Portfolio Committee of


Tunisia and Somalia join COMESA
  • Adams & Adams
  • Tunisia, Somalia
  • August 1 2018

The Republic of Tunisia and the Federal Republic of Somalia were admitted as members of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA


Eswatini Swaziland name change made official by notice in gazette
  • Adams & Adams
  • Swaziland
  • August 1 2018

We previously reported that, at Independence Day celebrations on 19 April 2018, King Mswati III announced that the country’s name, Kingdom of


Burberry product destruction as IP strategy
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • July 30 2018

Luxury British clothing brand BURBERRY recently ‘came under fire‘ for destroying clothing items worth more than £28 million (almost R500 million). It


With this agreement I thee wed. And protect
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • July 30 2018

Planning your ‘happily-ever-after’ is no easy feat. Between finding a venue, coming up with a world war-thwarting seating plan and orchestrating


Who owns the Roger Federer RF monogram trade mark?
  • Adams & Adams
  • Global
  • July 10 2018

While you channel hop between the FIFA World Cup and the tennis you may have noticed that Roger Federer is no longer resplendent in Nike apparel at


How Intellectual Property Rights are Human Rights
  • Adams & Adams
  • Global
  • July 9 2018

In Part One of this series of articles we introduced the concept of cultural appropriation and provided an explanation of why it sits uncomfortably


Singing his last songa Kenya copyright dispute
  • Adams & Adams
  • Kenya
  • July 5 2018

In an ongoing copyright dispute over a music application in Kenya - Evans Gikunda vs Patrick Quarcoo & Two Others - the Plaintiff is seeking an


Trade marks in Ethiopia What you need to know
  • Adams & Adams
  • Ethiopia
  • July 4 2018

Ethiopia is a landlocked country situated in the Horn of Africa. It has in recent years become Africa’s fastest growing economy, owing its rise to an


Yes and no Confusion over Sierra Leone’s new Trade Marks Act
  • Adams & Adams
  • Sierra Leone
  • July 4 2018

Trade marks in Sierra Leone are currently governed by Trade Marks Act no 17, Cap 244 of 1960 (as amended by the Laws (Adaptation) Act no 29 of 1972