Jacques Steyn

Jacques Steyn is a candidate attorney at KISCH IP. He has a BEng (Mechanical) from the University of the North West.

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Artificial intelligence created inventions – Patentable or not?

As a general rule, the law lags behind technology. The exponential growth in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) taking place across the world is testing current patent laws and raising new legal and ethical questions that have never been contemplated before.…

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Why should a South African entity consider filing a patent?

A patent is an exclusive right in the form of a limited monopoly that is granted by a country to a patentee for a new invention that involves an inventive step and which is capable of being used or applied in trade, industry or agriculture. A patent does not give the patentee…


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