Cayman Islands: Major changes to IP laws
Three new intellectual property (IP) laws concerning trade marks, patents and designs, were published in the Cayman Islands on 31 August 2016. These laws will come into force on a date to be announced.Read more
New Thoughts on South Africa’s IP Policy
In 2013 South Africa published a draft IP policy which sparked controversy and prompted a comment by Spoor & Fisher.Read more
Zambia: New registered design legislation
On 6 June 2016, new registered design legislation came into force in Zambia. It has repealed the old law - the Registered Design Law 1958.
Egypt acceptance of termination of the London Act of The Hague Agreement
Egypt deposited it’s instrument of acceptance of the termination of the London Act of the Hague Agreement with WIPO on 18 July 2016.Read more
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