Intellectual Property

The protection of intellectual property, being industrial property and copyright, acts as a catalyst for economic development, social and cultural well-being. Intellectual property and the protection of such rights encourages innovation and creativity.

Our legal team can advise on all aspects of intellectual property law. Our services include the following:
  • Registration of all types of IP rights, both domestically and internationally
  • Licensing, franchising, sale and acquisition of IP
  • Drafting and reviewing relevant agreements such as assignment agreements, franchising and royalty agreements
  • Advice on restrictive trade practices
  • Legal representation regarding oppositions and provisional refusals relating to the registration of trademarks at the Registrar of Companies
  • Legal representation regarding patent, trademark, copyright proceedings and passing-off actions
  • Advice on all related tax aspects
  • Litigation in passing off or breach of trademark disputes in court.
  • Advising on interim court injunctive relief to protect plaintiff clients against passing off or breach of trademarks.