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Our professional staff includes experts in your industry. Our attorneys include Chemical Engineers, Electronic Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Organic Chemists, Biotechnologists and Electrical Engineers with direct access to the IP offices in South Africa, ARIPO, Malawi and Zambia.

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Dear Colleagues,

South Africa has been under lockdown due to COVID-19 since 27 March 2020. However, as from 1 May 2020, we have moved to an alert level system having levels 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1 with level 5 being total lockdown.

We are now at alert level 3 in terms of which we are permitted to be at the office with all those who can work from home, staying home. CIPC ( Intellectual Property Registry) should be returning to near normal staffing levels.

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We assist you with the requirements for filing a PCT or non-PCT regional phase application in ARIPO and deciding on which countries to designate.

ARIPO DESIGN REGISTRATION

ARIPO design applications require novelty and registrability according to the laws of each jurisdiction. We assist you with all the requirements for filing an ornamental design application in ARIPO.

ARIPO TRADE MARK REGISTRATION

ARIPO trade mark applications follow the classification of goods and services in each jurisdiction. We assist you with all the filing requirements for protecting your trade mark in ARIPO.

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Complete South African patent applications require filing and signature by a local patent attorney. We assist you with the requirements for filing a convention, non-convention and PCT National Phase application in South Africa.

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Unauthorised use of your trade mark may lead to dilution and undermining of your rights. We assist you with all the filing requirements for securing your trade mark in South Africa.

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A single OAPI application protects your rights in all OAPI jurisdictions. We assist you with the requirements for filing a PCT or non-PCT application in OAPI.

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OAPI design applications require novelty and registrability according to OAPI provisions. We assist you with all the requirements for filing an ornamental design application in OAPI.

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Protect your trade mark rights in French-speaking Africa. OAPI trade mark applications follow the 45 international classifications of goods and services. We assist you with all the filing requirements for protecting your trade mark in OAPI.

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South African design applications require originality according to the South African Designs Act. We assist you with all the requirements for filing an aesthetic or functional design application in South Africa.

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  • 6 April 2020

    Amidst the recent COVID-19 pandemic, countries are reviving rarely used legislation to ensure that COVID-19 related medicines which could potentially be used against the Coronavirus are available. Will South Africa join the chorus of countries limiting patent rights on Coronavirus-related medicine? Read Article

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In Memorium Hans Helbut Hahn

In Memorium of an Extraordinary Life

HANS HELMUT HAHN

25 February 1931 - 28 June 2020

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that Dr. Hans Hahn passed away on Sunday, 28 June 2020. He will be greatly missed by all of us!

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