Intellectual Property Law: Trade Marks Act 194 of 1993; Copyright Act 98 of 1978; Designs Act 195 of 1993; Counterfeit Goods Act 37 of 1997; Merchandise Marks Act 17 of 1941; Registration of Copyright in Cinematograph Films Act 62 of 1977; Performers' Protection Act 11 of 1967; Intellectual Property Rights from Publicly Financed Research and Development Act 51 of 2008 & Regulations

 

Further Legislative Developments

  • Performers' Protection Act 11 of 1967 & Copyright Act 98 of 1978: 
    Notices in terms of Regulation 3 (7): Accreditation of SARRAL (GenN 221 in GG 29665 of 5 March 2007); Accreditation of SAMPRA (GN 648 in GG 30092 of 20 July 2007); Accreditation of SAMRO (GenN 396 in GG 30913 of 1 April 2008); Withdrawal of SARRAL's Accreditation (GenN 826 in GG 33512 of 31 August 2010); Provisional Refusal of SAMPRA's Accreditation (GenN 577 in GG 35530 of 19 July 2012); Renewal of SAMPRA's Accreditation (GN R848 in GG 35791 of 19 October 2012); Provisional Refusal of SAMRO's Accreditation (GenN 940 in GG 35866 of 16 November 2012); Renewal of SAMRO's Accreditation (GenN 158 in GG 36183 of 1 March 2013); Accreditation of SAMPRA (GenN 1068 in GG 38232 of 28 November 2014) and Accreditation of the Independent Music Performance Rights Association (IMPRA) (GN 680 in GG 39066 of 7 August 2015)
    Certificate of Accreditation: South African Music Performance Rights Association (GenN 1069 in GG 38232 of 28 November 2014)
    Schedule of Accreditation: SAMPRA (GenN 1070 in GG 38232 of 28 November 2014)
  • Intellectual Property Rights from Publicly Financed Research and Development ACT 51 of 2008:
    National Intellectual Property Management Office (NIPMO) Dispute Panel: NIPMO Dispute Panel Rules of Procedure published (GN 1563 in GG 40496 of 15 December 2016) (p127)
    Inclusion of the National Health Laboratory Service as a Schedule 1 institution in terms of the Act published (GN 234 in GG 40691 of 17 March 2017) (p101)

Proposed Future Developments

 

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