Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. Attorneys deal exclusively with patent and trade mark law in South Africa. Our fields of practice encompass all aspects relating to intellectual property, including litigation, as well as providing advice on the commercial rights attached to each of these forms of protection.
Intellectual Property Services
Protecting your inventions. Patents grant inventors the sole right to exclude others from making, using, or selling their invention.
Protecting the appearance of an article, unlike a patent which protects the underlying invention on which an article is based.
A Trade Mark is a word, phrase, symbol or design, or a combination of words, phrases, symbols or designs, that identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods of one party from those of others.
The licensing of a business model to the franchisor and franchisee. A franchise agreement is a legal document between a franchisor and a franchisee that ensures that both parties’ interests are protected.
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