IP rights no longer capital in South Africa: a welcome signal for foreign investment


by Marumo Nkomo

University of Cape Town

Oilwell v Protec (295/10) [2011] ZASCA 29 (Justice Harms JA), 18 March 2011


The ruling clarified in the negative, a pressing question for foreign entities intending to do business in South Africa: does IP constitute capital for the purposes of currency and exchange regulation?

Please read article here: http://jiplp.oxfordjournals.org/content/7/2/88.short

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