IP Registration Office

The Intellectual Property Registration Office (CIPC) oversees the registration of various types of intellectual property including that of trademarks, copyright, designs, and patents. The CIPC is located in Pretoria where all  intellectual property applications are...

South African Copyright Law

The South African Copyright Law regulates all aspects of copyright in the country including the rights to compensation, acknowledgement, authorship, usage, and distribution of works protected under the South African Copyright Law. The main South African Copyright Laws...

Trademark Registration Offices

Trademark Registration may be submitted to the CIPC offices in Pretoria, South Africa. If you would like to register your trademark, you should first establish that the mark has not been previously registered in South Africa.  Although it usually takes up to 18 months...

Patent Applications in South Africa

Patent applications are submitted to the CIPC Offices in Pretoria, South Africa. Patent applications should include forms P1, P2 and P6 and if made by an attorney or agent, P3. It is important that the description of the specification that goes with form P6 is...

Patent Registrations in South Africa

Patent registrations may be granted to any invention that is new in all ways – this is known as absolute novelty, it must be useful on a practical level, and it must be inventive – that is to say that it must not be so similar to a previously available article that it...
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