South Africa Patent Laws

South Africa Patent Laws favour the usage of attorneys even though it is possible to file a patent application directly without the usage of a patent lawyer or attorney, it cannot be recommended. The reason is simple, the South African Patent Office is a...

Patent Law in South Africa

The Patent Law in South Africa requires that an invention meets three important conditions: Novelty, Usefulness and Inventiveness. Under the Patent Law the invention must be completely new. As such the patent lawyers will conduct a novelty search in trade magazines,...