Who owns your ink?
In August 2016 in the USA, Solid Oak Sketches LLC sued 2K Games, Inc and Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. on the basis of copyright infringement.Read more
Angola: Reminder that documents for trade mark nos. 5,001 - 20,757 must be re-submitted by 26 December 2018
In January 2018, we reported that a substantial backlog of trade marks to be processed had accumulated at the Angolan Registry since the implementation of the current law in 1992.Read more
Malawi: A new era in trade mark law
We have previously reported on the Malawian Trademarks Bill 2017.Read more
Seychelles: Intel and Intelvision not confusingly similar
On 18 September 2018, the Seychelles Registrar General handed down an important trade mark decision.Read more
Nigeria registry split: further information
The Nigerian authorities have for some time been keen to split the Registry of Trademarks, Patents and Designs into separate registries.Read more
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