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How covid-19 has hit anti-counterfeiting in Africa and what brand owners can do to fight back

The Long Read: The pandemic and related effects of lockdown have had a big impact on the continent’s IP ecosystem. Vanessa Ferguson at Von Seidels runs through some of the most significant upheavals and sets out what rights holders should do to safeguard their brands.

How covid-19 has hit anti-counterfeiting in Africa and what brand owners can do to fight back

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1 Oct 2019

Trademark licensing in Africa: an A-Z whistle-stop tour

With Africa proving to be a particularly lucrative region for brands seeking licensing opportunities, we examine what rights holders need to know about trademark licences from a swathe of nations across the continent. Read more

19 Oct 2017

Lesotho requires declarations of intention to use

Lesotho has notified the World Intellectual Property Organisation that it now requires a declaration of intention to use when it is designated in an international application or subsequently designated in an international registration in terms of the Madrid Protocol. 

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