South African Intellectual Property Law Journal (Print)

Product Attributes

  • Soft Cover
  • 2309 4532
  • Annual Periodical
  • Approx. 130 Pages/Annum


Tong, L (Editor) ; Ncube , C (Editor)

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About this Publication:

The South African Intellectual Property Law Journal (IPLJ) strives to be the journal of choice for academics, practitioners and students of IP law. The IPLJ includes articles on recent developments in legislation, policy and case law keep IP practitioners at the forefront of the law.

Contents Include:

Contents - Vol. 5, 2017: 

  • Articles
    • The promotional use of a trade mark: Its potential to have significance – Wim Alberts
    • The protection of scent, taste and sound marks in South Africa: Threats and possibilities – Yeukai Mupangavanhu
    • The appropriate scope of property rights in registered designs – Mikhalien du Bois
    • Patenting the un-patentable: Lessons for African patent systems from a review of patent subject matter exclusions in Kenya – Victor Nzomo and Isaac Rutenberg
    • Video game modification in South Africa – Jesse J Wrensch and Pieter G J Koornhof
    • An examination of the adequacy of the regulation of collecting societies in Nigeria – Ifeoluwa A Olubiyi and Kayode I Adam
    • Counterfeiting and piracy: Challenges to effective protection of intellectual property rights in Nigeria – Ayemere E Okojie and Godwin Luke Umoru
  • Case analyses and notes
    • The value judgment conundrum: A critical review of recent trade mark appeal decisions – Chris Job
    • Moneyweb (Pty) Ltd v Media 24 Ltd & another [2016] 3 All SA 193 (GJ); 2016 (4) SA 591 (GJ) – Richard M Shay
    • Private prosecution of copyright infringements in Kenya: A comment on Albert Gacheru Kiarie t/a Wamaitu Productions v James Maina Munene & 7 others [2016] EKLR 1 – Jamil Ddamulira Mujuzi
  • Book review
    • Adejoke oyewunmi Nigeria law of intellectual propertyEnyinna Sodienye Nwauche

Of Interest and Benefit to:

  • Intellectual property law practitioners
  • Academics
  • Attorneys

Key Benefits:

  • Analysis of intellectual property law cases, policy and legislation
  • Notes on key cases arising before our courts