• 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.

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  • Spoor & Fisher partners once again ranked among the world’s leading trade mark professionals

    The strength of Spoor & Fisher’s trademark practice has been highlighted once more by the World Trademark Review (WTR) – a highly regarded international publication specialising in trademark law and practitioners.

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  • 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.

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  • 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’).

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  • Zimbabwe: Business as usual for the IP Registry

    Despite the current political unrest in Zimbabwe, the IP Registry is accepting new filings and it appears to be business as usual.

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