n Without Prejudice - Can you nick someone else's trade mark? : intellectual property

Volume 12, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



Despite living in a modern global village, the owner of a trade mark in the USA may not be able to enforce its rights in South Africa. A 2012 case serves as a stark reminder to foreigners to ensure that their brands are protected in South Africa via a local trade mark registration.

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