Patents can be used to protect inventions, for example products or processes having new technical steps. Find out what can be patented, what the costs are and how patents can protect your invention. Patent attorneys outside South Africa:- we can assist you with PCT national phase applications.
Designs relate to the way a product looks … its appearance and visual appeal. Designs can be registered as functional designs or as aesthetic designs.
Trademarks (also spelt “trade marks”) are trade names, logos and other types of representations which are used by traders to distinguish their goods and services from those of other traders. Trade marks should be registered at the Trade Marks Office.
Copying is a normal way of learning but not all forms of copying are lawful.