KISCH IP
Karen Kitchen

Karen Kitchen is a Director and Trade Mark Attorney at KISCH IP. Karen specialises in trade mark litigation, including infringement and unlawful competition matters, opposition and cancellation proceedings, extending throughout Africa. She has been in practice for more 10 years and has advised clients in a variety of industries including telecommunications, retail, food and beverage, banking and finance, as well as the pharmaceutical industry, on how to protect and enforce their various intellectual property rights and ensure the related commercial and regulatory aspects are sound.


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What do you meme it is illegal to share memes?
What do you meme it is illegal to share memes?

Firstly, what is a meme? A meme is an image, video, picture or piece of text that is typically humorous in nature that spreads like wildfire on the Internet. It can also be defined as a virally transmitted cultural symbol or social idea. Some examples of memes would be…
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Wine Labelling
Wine labelling in South Africa

The relevant Act that governs and regulates labelling of wine products is the Liquor Products Act 60 of 1989 (“the LPA”).  The LPA has specific regulations as well as a labelling guide that prescribes what can and cannot be incorporated on a wine label for product sold…
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