Intellectual Property

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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Character Merchandising – The Case of Daddy Lumba and His “Son”

March 19, 2018

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 also known in music circles as Daddy Lumba Jnr. for impersonating his brand”. Daddy Lumba, according to the report, alleged that DL Junior had been professing to be his son […]

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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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