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ENSafrica | South Africa | 28 Jan 2019

A judgment without sugar-coating

A straight-talking South African court judgment highlights how it can sometimes be useful to add a claim of copyright infringement to a claim of


ENSafrica | South Africa | 28 Jan 2019

Copyright: guitar hooks, goat-head statues and cheese

It’s been a busy period for copyright, so let’s look at some of the more interesting stories. Some of these stories will have people in South Africa


ENSafrica | South Africa | 29 May 2018

Graffiti: does it leave you with unclean hands?

There was an interesting article in the South African marketing industry publication Bizcommunity about street art. The article discussed how certain


ENSafrica | South Africa | 17 Apr 2018

Alexa... buy me a Hoover

Artificial intelligence ("AI") is big news at the moment, so it's no surprise that lawyers are considering the IP issues relating to AI. Some of the


ENSafrica | USA, South Africa | 2 Aug 2017

Monkey see, monkey do (not own copyright)

Two unusual copyright stories are back in the news. The first is the one that involves a monkey, a selfie and a copyright dispute. British


ENSafrica | South Africa | 5 Jul 2017

Copyright: constantly evolving

We’ve written a fair bit about copyright recently, and much of our focus has been on how the digital age has brought about a marked change in


ENSafrica | South Africa | 7 Jun 2017

Copyright: as relevant as ever

Copyright is a highly important area of IP Law. Yet, it’s also an area that’s often ignored and misunderstood, partly because it generally doesn’t


ENSafrica | United Kingdom | 10 May 2017

Copyright news: good and bad

Two recent developments, one positive and one negative, highlight some of the serious issues that face copyright. The positive development is that UK


ENSafrica | Global | 8 Mar 2017

Bollywood: a little too much inspiration

In the 21st century, cinema and film play a major role not only in our social activities, but also as a tool for learning about our history


ENSafrica | USA, South Africa | 5 Jul 2016

Copying music: a stairway to the court room

Two recent high-profile cases involving popular songs have placed the spotlight on copyright issues. In the first of these, in California, a Los

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