Nigeria: one registry to become three?
News from Africa’s biggest economy, Nigeria, is that the Registry of Trade Marks, Patents and Designs is to be split into three separate registries.Read more
Spoor & Fisher offices – festive season closures
The South African Patent, Design, Copyright and Trade Mark Offices will be closed from 10:00 on Friday 22 December 2017 to Monday 1 January 2018 inclusive.Read more
Kenya: Important changes to copyright law
Significant changes will be brought about to Kenyan copyright law through a bill called the Copyright (Amendment) Bill of 2017 (‘the Bill’), which amends the existing statute, the Copyright Act of 2001 (‘the Act’).Read more
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