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Copyright Amendment Bill

Key Changes introduced by the Copyright Amendment Bill

On Thursday 28 March 2019, The National Council of Provinces voted to pass the Copyright Amendment Bill (“the Bill”) and the President must now sign it into law. The commencement date has yet to be published in the Government Gazette. According to the Spokesperson for the Coalition for Effective Copyright in South Africa, Collen Dlamini, […]

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3D printing

3D Printing and Intellectual Property

Introduction New technologies continue to challenge the limits of the law and present new scenarios law makers have not yet provided for. 3D printing is one area that is increasingly being identified as a technology that will create challenges in intellectual property (hereinafter referred to as “IP”) law. Simply put, 3D printing involves the “copying” […]

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social media influencer

Social media-who owns the copyrights to your posts

It is impossible nowadays to come across someone without any media presence. Whether it is Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn, we are all trying to find ways to connect. As a result of this, many of us post a lot of different content from pictures to videos and re-posts. This constitutes our intellectual property. Is […]

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