• Spoor & Fisher helps bring new superhero to the screen

    Even superheroes need protection, especially when they are going public for the first time. A new San Superhero named /Gasa is about to make his debut as a champion of conservation in the first two 26-minute episodes of an animated series aimed at promoting conservation awareness in Namibia.

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  • Spoor & Fisher IP specialists among WIPR Leaders

    Four of Spoor & Fisher’s intellectual property law specialists – David Cochrane, Hugh Moubray, Charles Webster and Eben van Wyk – have been listed as leading practitioners in their field by World IP Review.

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  • Brand Protection in the Expanding Domain Name Space

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the authority overseeing domain names globally, began a process of liberalising the domain name space in 2012 by allowing anybody to apply for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs).

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  • 5th ARIPO Working Group meeting on the amendment of the Banjul and Harare Protocols

    African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) was established under the Lusaka Agreement of 1976. Its objective is to provide for the centralised registration of trade marks, patents, utility models and industrial designs as well as to promote harmonisation of intellectual property legislation of the ARIPO member countries.

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  • 2016 sees a constellation of IP stars at Spoor & Fisher

    The strength of a team is determined by the abilities of its individual members and Spoor & Fisher’s “IP Stars” named in the most recent Managing Intellectual Property ratings, point to the synergy that has secured the firm a pre-eminent position in the field of IP law in South Africa.

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