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Posts Tagged ‘Intellectual Property’

  • Intellectual property protection vital in digital world says Kaspersky Lab

    Intellectual property protection vital in digital world says Kaspersky Lab

    April 23, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Intellectual property protection vital in digital world says Kaspersky Lab

    World Intellectual Property Day (26 April) raises awareness on how intellectual property (IP) impacts daily life. But while much attention is placed around the legal aspects, companies and individuals need to consider the security ramifications as well....

  • East African IP landscape has shifted fundamentally, says Bowmans

    East African IP landscape has shifted fundamentally, says Bowmans

    May 18, 2018 • East Africa, GeneralComments Off on East African IP landscape has shifted fundamentally, says Bowmans

    East African economies have grown so rapidly in recent years that large brand-owners are not only making substantial investments in their brands, but are willing to go to court to protect them. Kenya, in particular, has seen a sharp increase in High Court...

  • New partnership to enable startups to have control over their Intellectual Property.

    New partnership to enable startups to have control over their Intellectual Property

    January 17, 2018 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on New partnership to enable startups to have control over their Intellectual Property

    A collaboration between the Companies & Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC), the ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA), and the ZA Central Registry NPC (ZACR) will make it possible for South African startups to register a new company and its equivalent...

  • Changes to South African VAT regulations to include software and electronic services

    SA’s draft IP policy ‘needs further consultation’

    October 23, 2013 • Enterprise ITComments Off on SA’s draft IP policy ‘needs further consultation’

    In South Africa, The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has identified several areas of the draft National Policy on Intellectual Property (IP) as ‘worrying’ and urges the Department of Trade and Industry to engage in an extended consultation period and a...

  • Piracy is Nigeria’s biggest challenge – Microsoft

    September 20, 2012 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Piracy is Nigeria’s biggest challenge – Microsoft

    The pirating of intellectual property has been labelled as one of Nigeria’s biggest challenges by Emmanuel Onyeje, the Nigerian Country Manager for software and technology giant Microsoft. Onyeje said that software piracy has the potential to cause...

  • Egypt’s ITIDA tackles software piracy

    May 9, 2011 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Egypt’s ITIDA tackles software piracy

    Egyptian telecommunications and technology company, the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), is pushing awareness of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) with the country’s police. The company held a training session at Cairo’s Smart...

  • Intellectual Property boosted in Nigeria

    March 7, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) announced plans that would help bolster Nigeria’s innovation centers to tackle the Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Offices (IPTTOs) in place under the tutelage of the National Office for...