KISCH IP
Liani Taljaard

Liani Taljaard is an Attorney at KISCH IP's trade mark department. Her experience includes:

-Trade mark litigation
-Trade mark availability searches and prosecution
-Copyright
-General civil litigation
-Commercial law

Liani is a student member of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL).

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Copyright protection for works created prior to 1978
Copyright protection for works created prior to 1978

South African copyright legislation finds its roots in 1917 when the Legislative Assembly effectively enacted the British Imperial Copyright Act of 1911 as the Third Schedule to the Patents, Designs, Trade Marks and Copyright Act 9 of 1916 Act (“the 1916 Act”).…

Naming a new and unique thing – Beware of genericide
Naming a new and unique thing – Beware of genericide

“If a man (or woman) invents a new article and protects it by a patent, then during the term of the patent, they will of course have a legal monopoly, but when the patent expires all the world may make the article, and if they may make the article they may say that they are …

A trade mark is a badge of origin

“A trade mark. A badge. Origin. Three different concepts. Used together, there is only one concept, namely, a trade mark is a badge of origin.”...
badge of origin

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