De Beer Attorneys wrote the South African Chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) on Patents 2019 

We are pleased to announce that De Beer Attorneys wrote the South African Chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) on Patents 2019 published in association with the contributing editor Ms Katharine Stephens of Bird & Bird. This publication is available online and is entirely free to view. Click HERE for direct and free access to the publication. This 9th edition […]

ARIPO Amends Harare Protocol On Patents, Industrial Designs And Utility Models

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization’s (“ARIPO”) held its 40th Administrative Council Session in Harare, Zimbabwe, in December 2016. The Harare Protocol on Patent, Industrial Designs and Utility Models (“The Protocol”) has undergone important and notable amendments which came into effect on 1 January 2017. The Protocol’s improvements and amendments relate to patents, utility models […]