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Makate v Vodacom – the 5 minute speedread

The ‘David v Goliath’ saga of Makate v Vodacom, which proceeded all the way up to the Constitutional Court, highlighted the risks organisations face if they fail to properly address the ownership and commercialisation of potentially lucrative ideas created by their employees. Key take-away’s of Makate [...]

By | May 26th, 2016|Categories: Intellectual Property Protection|Tags: , |

3D Printing Law – What is illegal?

3D printing law is a collective term for the areas of law that are likely to be impacted by the technology of the moment - 3D printing. Already 3D printers have been used to make customised prosthetic limbs, surgical implants, [...]

By | January 28th, 2016|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , |

What is Intellectual Property or IP?

Intellectual property or IP is property created by someone's mind or intellect the mind, including literary and artistic works, inventions, designs, symbols, names and images. We are often asked "what is intellectual property", or to "make sure that we own [...]

By | August 7th, 2013|Categories: Intellectual Property Protection|Tags: , , , , , |