Intellectual Property Resources

South Africa

Legislation

Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996
Copyright Act, 1978
Copyright Regulations, 1985
Counterfeit Goods Act, 1997
Designs Act, 1993
Merchandise Marks Act, 1941
Patents Act, 1978
Patents Regulations, 1978
Performers Protection Act, 1967
Trade Marks Act, 1993

Authorities

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission
cipc.co.za
South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law
saiipl.co.za
SAIIPL Alternative Dispute Resolution
domaindisputes.co.za

International

Legislation

Berne Convention, 1971
NICE Classification
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, 1883
Patent Cooperation Treaty, 1970
TRIPS Agreement On Trade-Related Aspects Of Intellectual Property Rights, 1995
Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (ICANN), 1999
Vienna Classification
WIPO Copyright Treaty 1996

Authorities

World Intellectual Property Organisation
wipo.int

Cyber Law Consultant, Paarl
Cyber Law Consultant, Paarl

View more