Category: Intellectual Property
Rethinking Ghana’s Folklore Board’s Bid to Sue Black Panther Producers for Using Kente Without Authorisation.
Folklore according to the Copyright Act, 2005 (Act 690), means, “the literary, artistic and scientific expressions belonging to the cultural heritage of Ghana which are ... Read More
Trademarking Lessons From Patapaa’s “Skopatumana”
Ghanaian music sensation, Patapaa’s latest collaboration with Kawola has got many people talking. And just like the “One Corner” hit song, the “Skopatumana” song is ... Read More
Generic Names Not Brand Names
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 ... Read More
Creatives and Creathieves
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 ... Read More
Character Merchandising – The Case of Daddy Lumba and His “Son”
On 6th February 2018, citifmonline.com reported that the “celebrated Ghanaian highlife artiste, Charles Kwadwo Fosu known in showbiz as Daddy Lumba, has sued Kwame Anokye ... Read More
Is a Sole Distributor Really a Sole Distributor?
The High Court’s (Commercial Division) decision in the case of Georgina Achiaa v Don Emilio Company Limited should be of great interest to persons in ... Read More