December 11, 2015

Finally, we can all eat of the “Happy birthday” cake

You may recall my article on the “Happy Birthday” song and its related law suit in the United States: http://www.rmtucker.co.za/happy-birthday-to-all-of-us-rights-in-happy-birthday-song-decided-in-the-usa/ It appears that as of 9 December […]
December 11, 2015

Recent Practice note update regarding logo and non-traditional marks

Just to let trade mark applicants know, the Trade Marks Office has, in a recent Practice Note, issued a restriction on the size of files (bytes) […]
December 11, 2015

Trade Marks: the prosecution process (obtaining a trade mark registration) in brief

I’d like to briefly discuss the prosecution process from search to registration of a trade mark, so that clients know what they are in for when […]