Intellectual Property Resources

South Africa


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


Companies and Intellectual Property Commission
South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law
SAIIPL Alternative Dispute Resolution



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


World Intellectual Property Organisation

Cyber Law Consultant, Paarl


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Legal expertise and opinion on information and communications technology law (cyber law). Consumer protection, internet security and good practice as well as intellectual property management and protection in the digital environment, with a view on South African and international regulation.

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