S Africa World Cup: company registration landslide.

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South Africa's 2010 soccer World Cup has triggered a mini landslide in the number of trademark registrations as local and foreign companies--and some enterprising individuals--queue up to lodge their rights to names and ideas that they hope will make them instant millionaires when the hordes of football fans descend on the country.

An additional 3,000, mainly World Cup-related, trademarks were registered in the Department of Trade and Industry's (DTI) 2005/06 financial year. Desmond Marumo, the DTI's registrar...

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