Intellectual property

Today marks World Intellectual Property Day. In South Africa it comes at a time where fashion brand MaXhosa by Laduma Ngxokolo has filed a legal action against global clothing giant Zara after it allegedly stole a signature design. A pack of socks by Zara emerged on social media earlier this week bearing a similar print to that of MaXhosa, modern Xhosa-inspired knitwear collection. Retailer Zara has confirmed that they will be removing the socks from their online and retail stores. More from Prof Sadulla Karjiker of the University of Stellenbosch..

That's Prof Sadulla Karjiker of the University of Stellenbosch, talking to Kgomotso Mophulane.