The first step when registering a company in South Africa is applying with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission – CIPC. However, before you can proceed with the company registration, you need to cater for yourcompany name registration. Essentially, your company will exist as a separate legal entity, with its own name, authorised to conduct … Continue reading Formalising your business: Company name registration
A trademark identifies the goods and / or services of the owner of the mark. It provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring exclusive rights to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment. A trade mark may consist of words, numerals, … Continue reading What is a trademark?