The Cayman Islands: New Design Rights Law
The Cayman Islands is getting new design rights legislation. The Design Rights Bill 2019 (the Bill), which was published on 19 February 2019, will replace the current legislation, the Design Rights Registration Law 2016.Read more
Public Holiday Closure of Spoor & Fisher offices
21 March 2019 is a Public Holiday in South Africa and the South African Patent, Design, Copyright and Trade Mark Offices will be closed on this day.Read more
South Africa: Five commonly misunderstood patent concepts
OUR PATENT system serves to reward an inventor or patent holder with a limited monopoly, in exchange for the disclosure of the invention. However, aspects of patent law are often misunderstood by inventors and applicants.Read more
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