Shan Radcliffe
SOUTH AFRICA
Legally protecting your brand name in the social media age

Legally protecting your brand name in the social media age[Shan Radcliffe] The advent of social media has provided brands with an undisputed marketing opportunity - a direct customer engagement and promotional platform, where brands can build their identity and loyalty to their heart's content. But all good things come with a price...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Aphelele Tapile
SOUTH AFRICA
Is it legal for someone to record you without your knowledge?

Is it legal for someone to record you without your knowledge?[Aphelele Tapile] Recent times have seen the uprising of smartphones against not-so-smart people, and a trending weapon-of-choice in this regard is Call Recording Apps. However, this triggers the ethical question: is it even legal to record conversations without a person's knowledge...?

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SOUTH AFRICA
Trade mark registration: Truworths no longer has "the look"

Trade mark registration: Truworths no longer has "the look"[Janine Hollesen] Ackermans has recently been successful in a precedent setting trade mark dispute against Truworths which was heard by the Supreme Court of Appeal. The trade mark at the centre of the dispute was “THE LOOK”...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Vicky Stilwell
SOUTH AFRICA
Playing the Trump card

Playing the Trump card[Vicky Stilwell] Donald Trump is, to put it lightly, a controversial figure, known for his extreme right wing political views and far from subtle criticism of, and disdain for, various minority groups. Well, Donald has done it again...

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Gaelyn Scott
SOUTH AFRICA
Virgin Active's 'Get off your ass' ads not offensive - ASA

Virgin Active's 'Get off your ass' ads not offensive - ASA[Gaelyn Scott] The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that the use of 'ass' in Virgin Active's television commercials is not offensive and the group may continue to use the word in its advertising...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
How to successfully present your claim in cases of employment discrimination? - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Although we are living in a digital age, the fact is that discrimination in the workplace is still present. Employment discrimination makes a work atmosphere in which the employees are exposed to discrimination...

Posted 3 years ago | Like