• S&F has top trade mark litigators in SA – as evaluated by Acquisition International

    2016 has opened on a high note with Spoor & Fisher being recognised by Acquisition International as the “Best in International Trade Mark Litigation – South Africa.”

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  • ARIPO: Important Developments

    There have been some significant developments regarding ARIPO patents, designs and trade marks, including fee increases that took effect from 1 January 2016.

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  • Madrid Protocol now in force in Gambia

    The Madrid Protocol entered into force in the Republic of the Gambia (Gambia) on 18 December 2015.

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  • Spoor & Fisher maintains diamond status

    Spoor & Fisher has once again secured top honours in the “Specialist Legal Services Practices: Intellectual Property” category of the annual PMR.africa Excellence Awards.

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  • Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBRs) - the United Republic of Tanzania to become a member of UPOV

    The United Republic of Tanzania deposited its instrument of accession to the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) on 22 October 2015.

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