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Copyright Amendment Bill 2022– a good or a bad idea?

The aim of the Copyright Amendment Bill 2022 is to aid the economic interests of authors of works whilst simultaneously adapting to technological advancements.  The Bill has proposed various changes to the Copyright Act.  Numerous iterations of the Bill have been promulgated over many years, and there are conflicting views as to whether the Bill in … Continue reading

Intellectual property enforcement: “Another arrow in our quiver”

The interplay between intellectual property and POPIA This blog was co-authored by: Bongekile Gasa, Candidate Attorney The purpose of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) is to safeguard the personal information of individuals and juristic entities alike. The fact that South African data protection legislation regulates and protects the personal information of juristic entities … Continue reading