• 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!

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Spoor & Fisher speaks on Africa panel at MIP’s global trade mark roadshow

    A team from Spoor & Fisher comprising Kay Rickelman, Paul Ramara, Matthew Costard and Duncan Maguire recently spoke on ‘Trade Mark Protection Across Africa’s Diverse Regions’ at Managing Intellectual Property’s global trade mark roadshow in Palo Alto and New York.

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