Good morning My name is Kgantse Ramalepa...

Asked by Kgantse on 05-03-2020 09:39:50
Question posted in the Intellectual Property Law category relating to Gauteng
Question value: R 100.00

Good morning 

My name is Kgantse Ramalepa. I'm a director of a Catering company that was registered on the 13 November 2018. I recently showed my previous colleague my company logo as he had asked to see it. He then redesigned it as his own logo. I then confronted him to redo his own logo and he agreed but he didn't do so. He instead used my logo as his and he has been using it on his promotional materials.  He is planning on having a launch for his butchery and shisanyama on the 7th March 2020 with the same logo that belongs to me. Please assist. 

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Posted by Att. Patrick on 06-03-2020 13:25:07

Hi there,

I see that you haven't made a payment for the question, but I'm going to assist you a little. If you want to ask a follow-up question, please make the required payment.

You can tell him that if he uses your logo, that will constitute an infringement of your intellectual property and you can then sue him for damages!

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