DLA Piper Africa achieves impressive results in the newly released 2020 edition of The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)edition
Our intellectual property lawyers provide a wide range of services from protecting intellectual property rights, to advising on data security issues, technology licensing and sourcing strategies, with practical and informed guidance.
We have an integrated approach to litigation, advice and transactions, using strategies that deliver optimal results to clients.
Our track record includes representing individual inventors, artists and entrepreneurs, public institutions, emerging companies, venture capital funds and global corporations.
Experience has included advising:
- Kenyan, German, Swiss and Chinese private companies in registration of their industrial property rights.
- Several international companies in registration of trademarks and patents in Burundi.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act 2013 (POPIA) regulate the protection of data subjects’ personal information.
South Africa's Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA), expected to be fully in force in the near future, contains similar provisions to GDPR.