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31 January 2015
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30 Jan 2015
Tips for the virgin exhibitor
So, you’ve finally decided to exhibit your product designs, but you’re worried about copycats lurking at the exhibition waiting to pounce on your prized creations. Here are a few helpful pointers...
29 Jan 2015
Taking 'Say Cheese' to a new level
Can a photo of an iconic symbol, say the latest statue of Mr Nelson Mandela in the gardens of the Union Buildings, amount to an original artistic work, which is protected by copyright? Could...
28 Jan 2015
How to avoid having your great ad campaign frozen by the ASA
The Advertising Standards Authority’s final ruling of 2014 showed us once again how easily a carefully crafted and catchy advertisement can be kyboshed if one fails to pay attention to the...
27 Jan 2015
A new era of fashion: an african perspective
In the words of famed fashion designer Alexander McQueen, "It’s a new era in fashion - there are no rules. It’s all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic...
27 Nov 2014
The validity of a cancellation of a written agreement via email: What’s in a name?
On 21 November 2014,  the SCA handed down judgement in the case of Spring Forest Trading 599 CC v Wilberry (Pty) Ltd t/a Ecowash & Another. An important aspect dealt with in this judgment is the...
24 Nov 2014
Public Protector backs law fraternity’s call for public procurement revamp
At a seminar arranged by top law firm Adams & Adams, the Public Protector Adv. Thuli Madonsela agreed with the sentiment expressed by a panel of professionals involved in various aspects of public...
18 Nov 2014
Ferrero Rocher in brand dispute with local jam producer
Adams & Adams
Italian confectionery giant, Ferrero S.p.A., has initiated legal proceedings against local jam producer, Roscherr’s Fine Foods. Ferrero is known worldwide for its FERRERO ROCHER chocolate pralines....
11 Nov 2014
Woman sues previous attorneys for allowing her claim against the RAF to prescribe
“Claims against professionals albeit attorneys, doctors, engineers, accountants, etc, are on the rise in South Africa, as is many parts of the world,” says Jean-Paul Rudd, partner in Adams & Adams,...
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