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Infringement of Copyright

One of the challenges which face our South African creative industry today is the exploitation of their work, either by global or local companies or individuals without fair or even any compensation. According to pundits in our local creative industry, this was nearly exacerbated by the Copyright Amendment Bill of 2015 (hereinafter referred to as […]

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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-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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