Copyright Lawyers

If you are looking for an expert Gauteng copyright lawyer, then look no further than Smit & Van Wyk Incorporated.

Copyright Protection

We are a specialist South African legal practice dealing exclusively with intellectual property law, which includes matters related to copyrights.

We will be able to advise you on how to ascertain the validity of copyright protection on a specific piece of work, calculate how long the copyright will still be applicable for, as well as determine who the author and/or owner of the copyright is. We are also more than capable of handling cases concerned with copyright infringement.

As a leading Gauteng copyright lawyer, we ensure that we are always up to date with the latest legislation.

At Smit & Van Wyk Incorporated we are not only passionate about the work we do, but also about looking after your best interests.

Contact Details for Smit & Van Wyk:

+27 (0) 12 349 7800

+27 (0) 86 619 0493


Physical Address / Courier:
Block A Apex Corporate Park
Quintin Brand Street
Persequor Technopark
Meiring Naudé Avenue
South Africa

Copyright Articles

  1. Copyright for Cinematographic Film
    If you want to register copyright on a cinematograph film in South Africa, you will have to complete a copyright application…
  2. Copyright Infringement on the Internet
    Too many amateur photographers make the mistake of thinking that any photo they upload to the internet will automatically…
  3. Software Copyright
    Once the computer program is created in a material form, the work is instantly subject to copyright…
  4. Copyright in South Africa
    There are two principal international copyright conventions, the Berne Convention and the Universal Copyright…
  5. Cinematograph Films Copyright Registration
    The only form of copyright which can be registered in South Africa, is copyright in a cinematographic film…
  6. USA Copyright Registrations
    In the U.S copyright registrations can be filed through the United States Copyright…
  7. Copyright Facts
    The general rule is that the author / writer / photographer / creator is the first owner of copyright…

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