Valuable information for designers

 

   

Your Guide to Intellectual Property in South Africa

Designing a new product can be highly exciting, but the designer should recognise that there are many pitfalls involved. Questions on what  process to follow, how to protect what is rightfully your intellectual property, what standards could be regulating your design, are all addressed in this publication. Go to the IP Guide

Incentives by the dti to encourage industrial development

Official documents:

Republic of South Africa Designs Act No 195 of 1993.pdf

Republic of South Africa Industrial Policy Action Plan 2011 -2013

Republic of South Africa Planning Commission's Diagnostic Overview

Republic of South Africa New Growth Path 1 (Skills development)

Republic of South Africa New Growth Path 2 (Basic Education)

Republic of South Africa New Growth Path 3 (Local Procurement)

Republic of South Africa New Growth Path 4 (Green Economy)

Report of Ministerial Review Committee on NSI

The Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP)