Tag Archives: Section

Misc – talking about Fitness, new section 21 notice, and leasehold shenanigans

This will be a busy few weeks for me on the Homes(Fitness for Human Habitation) Act. On the off chance that anyone wants to hear and question me and others on the Act, here are some dates and details: 15 … Continue reading

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Guidance on conducting insurance business in terms of section 5 of the Insurance Act

Section 5(1) of the Insurance Act 2017 prohibits any person from conducting insurance (including reinsurance) business in South Africa unless licensed under the Act. Under section 5(2), a foreign re/insurer will be regarded as conducting insurance business in South Africa … Continue reading

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No Section 285 Attorneys Fees for Patent Claim Construction Ruling at Summary Judgment

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court’s ruling denying attorneys fees under Section 285 of the Patent Act, 35 U.S.C. sec. 285, when the lower court construed the critical patent term at summary judgment and … Continue reading

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U.S. Copyright Office, Section 512 Study Roundtable

Opening RemarksKaryn A. Temple, Register of Copyrights and Director, U.S. Copyright OfficeNat’l and int’l changes since 2016 roundtable—looking for updates.  [Congrats on her first official event as Register!]  Tale of two cities: very different perspectives on how DMCA is working/not … Continue reading

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