It is no secret that AI is everywhere these days. It’s certainly all over the news, although the smart phone in your pocket is also packed full of face and voice recognition technologies that would have been considered AI just a few years ago as well.
Humans love sport - this is an inescapable, universal truth that permeates through generations, with online viewing platforms leaving few around the world without access to some form of sporting entertainment nowadays.
The BIG MAC is arguably the world’s most famous burger. This illustrious burger has even traversed the realm of fast-food and entered the financial services world in the form of the “Big Mac Index” created by economists to examine the relative valuation of currencies worldwide.
Rights in the trade dress used by a business to market its products or services are generally recognized and enforceable by South African courts on three separate and independent grounds, namely
There are new Regulations Regarding the Labelling and Advertising of Foodstuffs on the horizon. On 21 April 2023, the Minister published R3337 – the new draft regulations under the Food Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 54 of 1972 (herein after “the FDC Act”).
Many individuals and organisations often fall victim to copyright being “stolen” by third parties with whom they would have entrusted their work without much thought on the implications of their disclosure to those third parties.
AI platforms such as ChatGPT have become very popular lately, raising certain concerns about related intellectual property rights, especially regarding ownership of copyright vesting in works created with the assistance of AI technology.
In this series, we’re covering what to expect when you meet with a patent attorney for the first time.
In this series, we’re covering what to expect when you meet with a patent attorney for the first time. By this point, you would have wowed them with your new idea, and they would have introduced you to the concept of Intellectual Property rights being a set of tools.
Intellectual property (IP) is a vital asset of any business, and South Africa recognizes the importance of IP protection for fostering innovation and economic growth. Corporate and commercial law plays a crucial role in protecting intellectual property in South Africa.