Spoor & Fisher’s foreign trade marks counsel, Kay Rickelman, is the Client Choice.
Kay Rickelman of Spoor & Fisher South Africa was announced as a winner of the prestigious Client Choice Awards for 2020, dominating the Intellectual Property - Trademarks category for South Africa.Read more
Spoor & Fisher takes Silver for Best IP Advisor: Africa at 3rd Innovation & IP Awards
Spoor & Fisher is delighted to have won the Silver Award for Best IP Advisor: Africa at the 3rd edition of the Innovation & IP Forum & Awards held in Paris in February.Read more
Rwanda: trade mark renewal deadline extended
Following the implementation of Rwanda Law 31/2009 on the Protection of Intellectual Property (“the Law”), all trade marks filed under the previous arrangements were to be renewed 10 years after the new Law came into force, namely by 14 December 2019.Read more
South Africa: Fake goods steal billions
The increase in counterfeit goods on the black market has the potential to destroy the local economy and could lead to more unemployment, according to experts.Read more
Kenya: Judgments dealing with counterfeiting and common law rights
Kenya is a hotspot for counterfeiting. But fortunately it has dedicated anti-counterfeiting legislation, a dedicated anti-counterfeiting enforcement body and a reasonably good court system. Two recent judgments deal with counterfeiting and common law rights.Read more
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