DATE: THURSDAY, 9 AUGUST 2018 TIME: 0900-1400 VENUE: BRONTE HOTEL INVESTMENT: $50.00 FACILITATORS: Sara Moyo and Lorraine Takaendesa Overview HONEY & BLANCKENBERG invites you to our quarterly IP Seminar. The Seminar will be led by Sara Moyo and Lorraine Takaendesa. Sara is an IP Attorney and the Senior Partner of Honey & Blanckenberg. She is [...]
Commentary on a Business Weekly article of 4-10 May 2018 titled “Ethanol shortages push up fuel price…..as Green Fuel stops production” The Business Weekly of 4 May 2018 reported that the price of fuel has increased as a result of the failure by Green Fuel to resume the production of ethanol on the back of [...]
DATE: WEDNESDAY, 11 APRIL 2018 TIME: 0900-1400 VENUE: BRONTE HOTEL INVESTMENT: $50.00 FACILITATORS: Sara Moyo and Lorraine Takaendesa Overview HONEY & BLANCKENBERG invites you to our quarterly IP Seminar. The Seminar will be led by Sara Moyo and Lorraine Takaendesa. Sara is an IP Attorney and the Senior Partner of Honey & Blanckenberg. She is [...]
The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) is an intergovernmental organisation which was created by a Diplomatic Conference held in Lusaka, Zambia on 9 December 1976 by several African countries which agreed to establish ARIPO with the objective of, among other things: promoting the harmonisation and development of the intellectual property laws of member states [...]
Honey & Blanckenberg is pleased to have partnered with ARIPO at the 139th INTA Annual meeting held in Barcelona, Spain from 19 to 24 May 2017. Our presence at the ARIPO booth resulted in significant exposure for our firm’s Intellectual Property Department and helped raise awareness of the increasing intellectual property activity in Africa in [...]
Intellectual property law deals with the protection of creativity and innovation. Zimbabwean law recognises a number of intellectual property rights that require formal registration in the Zimbabwe Intellectual Property Office (ZIPO) or the African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO) or under the Madrid International Trademark System (Madrid System) before such rights can be protected and enforced against third parties in Zimbabwe.
On 13 March 2017 the Ministry of Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs published the Trade Marks (Madrid Protocol) Regulations 2017 (Statutory Instrument 39 of 2017) (hereinafter Madrid Regulations). The delay in the publication of the Madrid Regulations, even though Zimbabwe became a party to the Madrid Protocol on 11 March 2015 and domesticated the Madrid [...]
Honey & Blanckenberg is proud to be associated with ARIPO’s success from its inception as a regional registrant of intellectual property rights and to have sponsored the 40th anniversary commemoration dinner. ARIPO has over the years played a critical role in not only raising awareness of the economic value of intellectual property in Africa but [...]