Eversheds Sutherland
Koketso Molope

Koketso is an associate in our intellectual property law department based at the Melrose Arch office in Johannesburg, with a special focus on intellectual property litigation.

Koketso obtained her B.A. and LL.B degrees from Rhodes University and was admitted as an attorney in 2018. During this time she has handled a broad range of IP related matters including: trade mark prosecution and litigation; involvement in litigious matters in various Sub-Saharan African countries pertaining to copyright disputes, advertising regulatory disputes, unlawful competition and passing off, drafting and negotiating settlement agreements; providing opinions on consumer protection laws; and advising on food labelling laws and regulations.

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parellal importation
Are you ready for Black Friday?

With the #BlackFriday craze coming up, so does the issue of “grey goods”. This article aims to discuss the legality behind parallel importation and the sale of grey goods. What is “parallel importation” and so-called “grey goods”? Parallel importation can be defined…

non alcoholic
The ARB’s sobering decision on “non-alcoholic” beverages

Ever wondered why non-alcoholic beer advertisements still use the disclaimer “Not for sale to persons under the age of 18”? A matter concerning the Savanna Non-Alcoholic Lemon Cider might have the answer. Beer manufacturers such as Heineken, Castle and Savanna,…


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