Nigeria: A trade mark opposition highlights the issue of re-classification
Nigeria uses the International Classification of Goods and Services for its trade mark registration system. But there was a time when it used the old British Classification system, a system that consisted of 50 classes (all for goods).Read more
Charl Potgieter joins Spoor & Fisher’s anti-counterfeiting practice.
We are happy to announce that trade mark attorney Charl Potgieter has joined Spoor & Fisher’s anti-counterfeiting practice as partner. Charl will be based in our Pretoria office.Read more
Novel SA technique in hydrocephalus assessment
A novel SA technique not only improves the accuracy of ultrasound in assessing hydrocephalus, by analysing the dynamic properties of the back of the eye as a marker of pressure in the brain, but simplifies the process so it can be performed at a very basic healthcare level.Read more
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