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Smit & Van Wyk provides a full range of Intellectual Proeprty legal services in all African countries where protection is available. We can provide information on the filing requirements in each of the African countries and can also offer information on the various regional IP organisations such as ARIPO, OAPI and the Madrid protocol. We work with a network of trusted and knowledgeable agents to develop the best possible solution to each of our clients’ IP needs in Africa.

The God Particle

The God Particle (Higgs boson) Physicists working at the the world’s most powerful atom smasher in Switzerland, the Large Hadron Collider, might have discovered what could be the so called God...

Patent Formulas

Some of the frequently asked questions about patenting for example, a patent formula are briefly answered below. Can I patent a formula?You cannot patent formulas for Mathematics, but you can patent...