The Spoor and Fisher Way
On 12 May 2016, Spoor & Fisher commercial IP specialist Hugh Melamdowitz participated in a panel discussion on Classic FM dealing with IP rights in the digital domain and how they can be enforced and monetised. Hugh focused on the application of the Copyright Act to online content in the recent Moneyweb (Pty) Ltd v Media24 Ltd case.
- What is a trade mark?
- What is the purpose of a trade mark?
- Spoor & Fisher and trade marks
- Different types of trade marks
- Registering a trade mark In South Africa
- Protecting your trade mark
- How to defend a trade mark
- Trade marks in business
- Exploiting a trade mark
- Registering a business name as a trade mark
- Protecting your intellectual property in technology
- What is a patent?
- Patent protection conditions
- What is a registered design?
- Spoor & Fisher and intellectual property
- The Copyright Act and digital content and the IP implications of streaming
- IP rights in the digital domain and the implications of the recent Moneyweb case
- Implications and challenges of protecting indigenous knowledge systems in SA
- What makes Spoor & Fisher a leading IP law practice in Africa?
- Common mistakes entrepreneurs make regarding IP
- .Africa top level domain name
- Innovation in South Africa
- The spread of counterfeit goods eased through social media