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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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Commercial Court

Commercial Court re-established to speed up litigation

Recently the office of the Judge President of the Gauteng High Court division of South Africa released a Commercial Court Practice Directive which comes into effect immediately, creating a specialised Commercial Court administered as part of the High Court. The purpose of the Commercial Court is to promote the efficient conduct of litigation in the […]

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mental health

Mental health in the work place – the Jansen case

Introduction Whilst society in general is moving towards being more open regarding mental health, this is not always the case in the work place. There are many Employees who may suffer from mental illnesses but due to intangible symptoms, are not easily recognized. Once this condition does become known to the Employer, they must appreciate […]

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virtual privacy network

The Legality of Virtual Privacy Networks

Introduction In a world where data breaches have become commonplace, demand for Virtual Private Network (“VPN”) services has increased. This is a response to constant monitoring of internet user behaviours by third parties such as governments and hackers. However, many countries have banned the use of VPNs. This article will discuss what VPNs are and […]

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Privacy Policy

A Privacy Policy – why you should have one

In a digital age, Clients are a lot more aware of what happens with their personal information. It is therefore imperative that businesses communicate clearly how they handle this information. This is where a Privacy Policy comes in. In this article we will examine why it is not only a legal requirement to have such […]

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