No ‘one-size-fits-all’ for branded goods entering African countries

The role of Customs in the enforcement of intellectual property rights and the fight against counterfeit goods in Africa

Why should I trust my patent attorney?

You have an invention that may be patentable. You know by now that secrecy and confidentiality is key to retaining patentability of your invention. To patent an invention, you need to talk to a patent attorney.

Winter is here- GOT continues to enthrall

Fans of the award-winning series, Game of Thrones, were eager to watch the premiere of the long awaited 8th and final season that started on 14 April 2019 and, as is evidenced on social media, has them enthralled.

Who may apply for a patent? The applicant vs the inventor

“Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem and a big idea turn into an innovation.” – Dean Kamen

How does an intellectual property due diligence assist in mitigating risk during licensing negotiations?

The value of intellectual property assets in companies is often overlooked or underestimated when it comes to licensing, mergers and acquisitions.

The complex issue of privacy when on the internet

The Oxford Dictionary defines doxing as “Searching for and publishing private or identifying information about a particular individual on the Internet, typically with malicious intent.” The term, which was apparently coined by hackers, is derived from the abbreviation of the wor

Patent pending: What does it even mean?

Picture a scenario where you come across a product which is currently trending and children everywhere either have or want one, however, it is only being manufactured and sold by one entity.  You purchase one of the products for yourself and as you tear off the packaging, you br

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Patents of Note is a regular series of articles touching on patents that are of interest to the general public.

Patenting Strategy: When to Patent?

Patenting of inventions can be notoriously expensive; however, the monopoly attracted because of it has the potential to exceed, by far, any initial patenting costs.