The Kenyan domain name registry will soon be launching the long awaited .KE domain name space!
The Kenyan domain name registry will soon be launching the long awaited .KE domain name space!Read more
The TFTA and your trade marks
It’s time to give some attention to your trade mark portfolio in Africa. Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Rob Davies, signed the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) agreement on Friday, 7 July 2017 in Kampala, Uganda, making South Africa the 19th country to sign the agreement.Read more
WTR 1000 ranks Spoor & Fisher among the leading trade mark law firms in South Africa
The 7th edition of WTR 1000 - The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals – has awarded specialist Intellectual Property (IP) law firm Spoor & Fisher gold band rating in the latest WTR 1000.Read more
Rwanda: trade marks in Africa – your questions answered
Trade mark activity is growing rapidly in Africa, both as regards protection and enforcement. Yet there is still a great deal of uncertainty. This is the second in our series of country-specific updates. Here we focus on Rwanda.Read more
Cayman Islands: The New IP law is almost here
New IP laws for the Cayman Islands were passed in 2016. These laws will come into force on 1 August 2017. There are three separate laws, namely The Trade Marks Bill 2016; The Design Rights Registration Law 2016 and The Patents and Trade Marks (Amendment) Bill 2016.Read more
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