Image Rights Article by Lesai Seema, Candidate Attorney, checked and released by Chantelle Gladwin-Wood, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys. 3 August 2022 INTRODUCTION In casu, the honourable judge Boruchowitz J deals with image rights, more specifically whether the publication by the defendant of the plaintiff’s photograph constitutes an iniuria. The Plaintiff is Julia Basetsana Kumalo (“Mrs.
THE “SHAPE OF YOU” COPYRIGHT BATTLE Article written by Lesai Seema, Candidate Attorney, checkeb by Charlotte Clark, Senior Associate and released by Maike Gohl, Partner at Schindlers Attorneys. 09 May 2022 Background On 06 April 2022, the High Court of Justice in England and Wales, Intellectual Property List (Chancery Division), handed down judgment in the
BACKGROUND On or about 25 November 2019, The Supreme Court of Appeal (“the SCA”) upheld an appeal against an order of the KwaZulu-Natal Division of the High Court, Durban. The appeal was lodged by Tellytrack, a partnership between Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Limited, Gold Circle (Pty) Ltd and Kenilworth Racing (Pty) Ltd. In the court