IP risk management for SMEs – A necessity to consider.November 23, 2020
Times have indeed changed, and along with this change has come a time when the commercial use of ideas or knowledge otherwise known as intellectual property (I.P) has turned out to be an essential asset to the success of many...
Copyright – Originality and Protection of IdeasDecember 21, 2018
Perhaps we should start off by breaking down what copyright is. This will help to do away with any misconceptions that have been held to its definition. Copyright is exactly what it says it is. It is the exclusive right of creators of artistic, literary and scientific works over their creations. The rights to reproduce, make adaptations, rearrange, distribute, perform and publicly communicate their works exclusively without the interference of any third parties.
Authorship of Works Vis-À-Vis Ownership of CopyrightNovember 21, 2018
As the fire for creativity and innovation in Lesotho continues to grow, the question of rights and their ownership is one that is often asked by many. Creators of innovative and creative work would like to know the extent to which they have privilege and monopoly on the control and usage of their works. They wou
What You Need To Know About TrademarksOctober 21, 2018
Like any other class of Intellectual Property, there has been a huge misunderstanding and a substantial degree of perplexity by the general public on the question of trademarks and their protection. Repercussions of this have therefore been serious infringements and mishandling of these marks. Due to the immense content pertaining to trademarks, this article shall briefly elaborate to minimal extend what they are, when and how they are protected especially in the context of Lesotho.
The Shortcoming of Lesotho’s Entertainment Business.April 21, 2018
Information is readily available on numerous information sharing platforms of how countries are increasingly investing in growing their Entertainment Industries as they have portrayed over the years a propensity of enormously growing their economies.
The significance of April 26 to creatives in LesothoNovember 21, 2012
In November 18, 1986, Lesotho became party to a convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), a convention first signed at Stockholm on July 14, 1967 and amended on September 28, 1979. Currently with a membership of 191 countries, the main objectives of WIPO are to promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world through cooperation among States and to ensure administrative cooperation among the Unions.