May 25, 2023
The South African Chapter of the Chambers Life Sciences Guide 2023: Spoor & Fisher's Expertise in South African Life Sciences Law
As a leading intellectual property law firm in South Africa, Spoor & Fisher has consistently guided clients through the intricate legal landscape of the life sciences industry. With...
Mar 28, 2023
Nigeria: New IP legislation - copyright, patents, designs and trade marks
Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy and its most populous state, so IP developments are significant. What follows is a summary of some recent legislative amendments: Copyright We have on previou...
Feb 24, 2023
Mauritius joins the Madrid and Hague systems
The Madrid System Mauritius has joined the Madrid System – the Indian Ocean state deposited its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol on 6 February 2023, although this will only formally e...
Feb 16, 2023
Bermuda: New trade mark legislation imminent
Bermuda has given notice of draft trade mark legislation, which is set to replace the current legislation, the Trade Marks Act 1974. The notification makes it clear that the new legislation is modelled on the UK Tr...
Feb 6, 2023
Patents in South Africa: New Practice Notice regarding Proof of an Applicant’s Rights
On 25 January 2023, the Registrar of the South African Patent Office published a practice notice, concerning the submissions requir...
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