• Spoor & Fisher hailed as gold standard in the IAM Patent 1000 rankings

    Spoor & Fisher has once again been named as a gold band firm in the 2019 edition of the IAM Patent 1000 guide, with the firm being described as “virtually unrivalled in Africa for the strength and depth of its patent practice.”

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  • Bicycle Helmets Through the Ages

    Bicycle related head injuries inevitably started with the invention of the Laufmaschine (German for "running machine") by German Baron Karl von Drais in 1817.

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  • Instagram is a breeding ground for counterfeit sales

    For the most part, people love social media. These freely available platforms provide an ideal environment to share content and stay up to date with family and friends. This makes it perfect for brands wanting to position themselves and engage directly with their customers.

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  • Awakening the Lion in the Jungle

    Your mandate is to find a way, and to do everything possible, to enable the children of Solomon Linda, the composer of a song called MBUBE, which later evolved into the international hit song THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT, to derive some financial benefit from the considerable revenues generated by the popularity of THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT. You should recommend any reasonable course of action which you can conceive and we are willing to finance it even if it means conducting litigation abroad.

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  • Want to pull a Kim and Kanye? Here's what you need to know about trademarking your child's name in South Africa

    Trademarking their children's names is just one way Kim and Kanye are keeping the business in the family. And their most recent addition is no exception. How can SA parents do the same? We tell you.

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