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Author: Selali Woanya

Selali Woanya is an Associate of Heward-Mills & Co. and a contributor to Ghana Law Hub.

Generic Names Not Brand Names

March 18, 2019

Manufacturers of products usually have one aim: to become the leaders in the market in which they operate. Apart from striving to make the best possible product, considerable effort is put into building the brand. An integral part of this process is choosing a ‘sign’, or ‘mark’ by which the product the product will be […]

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Creatives and Creathieves

March 26, 2018

The Creatives are on a roll in Ghana. This has been made possible by technology and the internet. Everyone is either a photographer, a graphic designer or a blogger. And young people are not doing these as mere hobbies or side jobs anymore. These are full-time jobs. Ideas are being brought to life by money, […]

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Is a Sole Distributor Really a Sole Distributor?

October 8, 2017

The High Court’s (Commercial Division) decision in the case of Georgina Achiaa v Don Emilio Company Limited[1] should be of great interest to persons in the retail sector. The Plaintiff in this case, claimed to be the sole accredited representative in Ghana for the importation, sale and distribution of the alcoholic drink “Jagermeister” (hereinafter referred […]

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