The internet contains masses of information such as text, images, photographs and so forth. All these objects are actually the intellectual property of an individual somewhere in the world and this person owns the exclusive rights to his or her work. The information available on the internet is unfortunately not all free and made … Continue reading Intellectual property infringement – what do do?
Jeepers creepers, have you EVER tried to read through say, the Companies Act, and not go cross-eyed? Then you are the better man / woman / person. Regardless, the law is the law and to survive unscathed in the land of intellectual property, one needs to have a nodding acquaintance with the laws that govern … Continue reading More than a mouthful: the law of IP
Businesses and individuals need to become familiar with their rights relating to intellectual property protection in South Africa in order to guard their ideas and prevent others from using them for their own profit. The copyright protection of intellectual property in South Africa is governed by South African Copyright Act of 1978. South Africa is … Continue reading Intellectual property and the Berne Convention