• Kenya: Important amendments to IP law proposed - Part 2

    On 10 April 2018, the Kenyan authorities published proposed legislation, the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill, 2018 (the Bill), which provides for amendments to several laws, including the Industrial Property Act 2001 and the Anti-Counterfeiting Act 2008.

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  • Kenya: Important amendments to IP law proposed - Part 1

    On 10 April 2018, the Kenyan authorities published proposed legislation, the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill, 2018 (the Bill), which provides for amendments to several laws, including the Industrial Property Act 2001 and the Anti-Counterfeiting Act 2008

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  • Spoor & Fisher helps to light up IP law with a 3-day short course at the University of Stellenbosch

    The Intellectual Property Law Short Course, presented by the Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property Law of the University of Stellenbosch, will provide anyone who is interested in IP law and its practical application with a general introduction to matters including patents, trade marks, copyright and designs and their practical application.

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  • Nigeria - a further four trade mark journals published

    On 30 January 2018, the Nigerian authorities published six trade mark journals, after issuing just one during the preceding eight-month period

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  • Boutique intellectual property law firm Spoor & Fisher has appointed Tshepo Shabangu chairwoman

    Boutique intellectual property law firm Spoor & Fisher has appointed Tshepo Shabangu chairwoman. She becomes the second woman to lead the firm in its nearly 100-year history.

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