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Strauss Daly undertakes to deliver the best quality service and timeous registration to clients

AFRICA is a continent with 59 countries and surrounding islands, each with different laws, economies, policies and infrastructures at different stages of development. Intellectual Property protection in Africa is regulated not only by the laws of each specific country but also by the rules, structures, regional arrangements and international laws provided by the African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO), the Organization Africaine de la Propriete Intellectuelle (OAPI), the Madrid Protocol, the Paris Convention for the Protection of Intellectual Property and the Hague Agreement.

STRAUSS DALY INCORPORATED is a leading firm of attorneys with offices in all the major cities in South Africa. Amongst other legal services, we specialise in Intellectual Property (“IP”) law and regularly attend to the filing, registration, prosecution and enforcement of Trademarks, Patents, Designs, Copyright, Utility Models and Plant Breeders’ Rights. We further assist our clients by conducting IP due diligence investigations and IP valuations, enforcing anti-counterfeiting rights, attending to domain name searches and registrations, attending to litigation and dispute resolution and drafting opinions, advice and agreements for their commercial IP transactions  We offer our IP services throughout Africa and regularly attend to registrations in various African countries. Our understanding of the applicable laws in the different African countries and technical aspects across all industry sectors in Africa indicates that we are uniquely placed to provide advice that is robust and practical.

Our directors Jan-Hendrik Senekal and Neels Volschenk are experienced in doing business in Africa and are committed to rendering service excellence.

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