Me in a Minute – Ashton Pollard

Where were you born? Johannesburg Who did you last text? My best friend, Cheneal What do you like to do when you’re not at work? Socialise with the people I care about. Play netball. Watch movies. Eat, drink and be merry If you were really tired hungry and dirty – would you choose to eat, […]

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Quality not Quantity

Trite but true. But this statement is not often associated with intellectual property. The Copyright Act states that copyright shall be infringed by a person who is not the owner of or is not licensed, if that person reproduces the work in any manner or form. There must of course be a causal connection between […]

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Me in a Minute – Brian Dube

Where were you born? Alexandra Who did you last text? My Lady What do you like to do when you’re not at work? Spend time with my daughter If you were really tired, hungry and dirty – would you choose to eat, sleep or shower first? Eat What are your nicknames? Qo, uMqondi  If you […]

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(Plain)’tiff don’t kill my vibe

Suits It was only last year that judgement was given against Robin Thicke and Pharrell to the tune of about $7.4 million for copying Marvin Gaye’s 1977 hit Got to Give It.[1] Now, it is reported that rapper Kendrick Lamar has been taken to court for copying Bill Withers’ 1975 hit Don’t You Want to […]

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A Prince by any other name…

When Prince Rogers Nelson passed away on 26 April 2016 at age 57, fans mourned, musicians paid tribute and radios around the globe played the classic hit “Purple Rain” on high rotation. Prince was without a doubt one of the biggest music and fashion icons the world has ever seen, known for his eclectic work, […]

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Me in a Minute – Roy Taberer

Where were you born? Harare (Salisbury), Zimbabwe. Who did you last text? My sister Narine. What do you like to do when you’re not at work? Read, garden, exercise  If you were really tired, hungry and dirty – would you choose to eat, sleep or shower first? Eat. I can sleep dirty, I can even […]

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Pay back the money

If you are a landlord and you have a deposit paid to you by the tenant, there is no damage to the property and the lease has expired, then you had better pay back the money promptly. That is because the soon to commence Rental Housing Amendment Act (“RHAA”), amending the Rental Housing Act (“RHA”), […]

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Me in a Minute – Kim Rademeyer

Where were you born? Johannesburg Who did you last text? My sister What do you like to do when you’re not at work? Hang out with my family ☺ If you were really tired, hungry and dirty – would you choose to eat, sleep or shower first? Shower for sure! What are your nicknames? Kimi […]

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Keeping Up With The Kylies

Doing the locomotion to Kylie in 1986 is so far removed from applying the nail varnish Wear Something SPAR-Kylie in 2016. Which Kylie does the locomotion and which Kylie offers nail varnish? Is it Kylie Minogue or Kylie Jenner? That is the problem that the US Patent and Trade Marks Office (USPTO) now faces because […]

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Me in a Minute – Hillary Brennan

Where were you born? Louis Trichardt Who did you last text? My sister What do you like to do when you’re not at work? Play with my dogs, relax If you were really tired, hungry and dirty – would you choose to eat, sleep or shower first? Eat What are your nicknames? Hil, Liam, Lime. If […]

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Should I share my GIF?

GIFs, or graphic interchange formats, are widely used. GIF, according to the format’s creators is pronounced “jif”, after the American brand of peanut butter – a contentious issue however, with many, including the White House weighing in on the debate and insisting that it should be pronounced with a hard “g” as in “graphic”. Regardless […]

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No Pets Allowed

Sectional title living has grown in popularity for a number of reasons, including a heightened sense of security and affordability. Buying into a sectional scheme, however, has its advantages and disadvantages. Unlike full-title ownership, where the owner is in complete control and is financially responsible for the property in its entirety, a person who invests […]

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