The appellant in Foize Africa (Pty) Ltd v Foize Beheer BV and Others was granted a distribution license for its products in South Africa. One of the Respondents warranted that the use of the product would not infringe on the intellectual property rights of any third parties and that it was fully authorised to appoint […]
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As business people, particularly small businesses, we often find the prospect of paying legal fees for the drafting of various legal documents that we need for our business particularly daunting. More often than not, these costs always appear to be unnecessary as they often do not relate to our core business. This is when the […]
Adidas AG & Adidas International Marketing BV v Pepkor Retail Ltd (A classic case in trade mark law)
Businesses tend to establish themselves by creating a reputation in the market place for delivering products and/or services which have certain desired characteristics. These characteristics then become associated with that particular business’ brands or “trademarks” which has commercial value. A trademark is a name, symbol, or other device identifying a product, officially registered and legally […]
The anticipation currently being built up around the 27th February 2013 will reach its crescendo when the Minister of Finance delivers his Budget speech. Much of the hype and excitement is fully justified as the announcements made in this annual speech often have far reaching consequences for a wide variety of South Africans. One of […]
Another Reveal: Nicolene Schoeman joins forces with Pétanque Consultancy to launch Risk & Governance Management Desk
Nicolene Schoeman has joined up with Cape Town-based Pétanque Consultancy to create a unique service designed to ensure business continuity – critical factor when it comes to achieving business success. Formally launched on 13 February at the Schoeman Attorneys’ reveal event in Cape Town, the Risk & Governance Management Desk (R&GM Desk) will empower clients by giving them […]
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