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1 July 2015
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24 Jun 2015
 
 
Spar caught with their PJ's down
Spoor & Fisher
Spar Tops, Spar’s well-known liquor store chain, has landed itself in hot water recently as a result of their use of PJ Powers’ name in an advertising campaign. As part of their campaign, which...
 
 
17 Mar 2015
 
Spoor & Fisher rakes in multiple honours
Spoor & Fisher
Boutique intellectual property law firm, Spoor & Fisher, has been named the Best Intellectual Property (IP) Law Firm in South Africa for 2015 by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP), one of the...
 
 
05 Mar 2015
 
Rangers FC Intellectual Property used to secure financing
SPOOR & FISHER
It is turning out to be an interesting year for Rangers FC. Not only are they competing in the Scottish Championship, bidding to return to the Premiership and restore some of their former glory,...
 
 
02 Sep 2014
 
Spoor & Fisher teams up again as SA Innovation Summit’s IP Partner
Spoor & Fisher
Specialist, full service international intellectual property law firm Spoor & Fisher has announced that it will continue its association as the “IP Partner” to the SA Innovation Summit. Now in its...
 
 
24 Feb 2014
 
Con Court has final say in 3M Future Africa, Standard Bank, MTN patent case
Spoor & Fisher
3M Future Africa sued Standard Bank and MTN for infringement of its patent relating to a method of authorising a transaction. The Commissioner of Patents provisionally revoked the patent because he...
 
 
12 Dec 2013
 
Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act, 28 of 2013 published
Spoor & Fisher
The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act, 28 of 2013 (IPLAA) was assented to by the President and published in the Government Gazette on 10 December 2013, marking the penultimate step in the...
 
 
12 Nov 2013
 
The allure of Africa's rapidly growing economy to counterfeiters
SPOOR & FISHER
Africa is the new global growth centre and this has been confirmed by South Africa's acceptance as a BRICS member in 2010. There is a massive post-colonial infrastructure backlog coupled with a...
 
 
07 Nov 2013
 
 
 
Social media in the workplace – Employer's or employee's?
SPOOR & FISHER
The concepts of successful business strategy and social media are becoming synonymous in the 21st century. Businesses who don't embrace the benefits of social media are frankly the exception rather...
 
 
 
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